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Alerts & Notices


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  • National Forest Flash Flood Bulletin
    • Always be weather ready
    • Be alert for changing weather conditions while visiting the forest
    • A flash flood is a rapid rise of water in a low lying area, usually created by an intense storm that produces heavy rainfall in a short amount of time
    • Only 24 inches of rushing water can carry away most any vehicle, including SUVs and pickups
    • When flood waters rise, climb to safety
    • During an intense thunderstorm, a creek only 6 inches deep surrounded by rugged terrain can swell in less than an hour, and become a 10 foot deep raging river
    • Your safety is your responsibility
    • Remember, city sirens don't exist out in nature

    National Forest Flash Flood Bulletin

    Flash Flood Bulletin