Juneau: Avalanches on Basin Road and Behrends Avenue
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~ Juneau, Alaska - On Tuesday, avalanches were reported on Basin Road and above Behrends Avenue. According to officials, there have been no reports of damage or injuries at this time.

As a precautionary measure, Basin Road has been closed at the 8th Street intersection. The public is advised to avoid the avalanche area to ensure the safety of everyone involved and to allow first responders to carry out their work smoothly.

Residents and homeowners are urged to remain vigilant of their surroundings and stay updated on current weather conditions. In case of an emergency, it is important to call 911 immediately.

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The general public is also advised to refrain from spending time in avalanche paths for the next 48 hours due to heavy snow still present on the mountain. There is a possibility of further slides in the current weather conditions. For more information, refer to CBJ's 2022 avalanche maps.

To stay informed about the current avalanche advisory status, visit the CBJ Urban Avalanche Advisory page. For up-to-date weather information, please visit the National Weather Service Juneau forecast page.

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