CBJ: When winds are high, check your vessels

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - With high winds in the forecast, the borough is asking vessel owners to be diligent and check their boats.

    The City and Borough of Juneau Docks & Harbors department is encouraging all boat owners to check their vessels prior to and during stormy weather and high winds to make sure that mooring lines are secure, pumps are operating correctly, and the boat is not collecting rainwater.

    High winds, which could reach as much as 70 miles an hour, are forecast near downtown Juneau and in Douglas on Wednesday.

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