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  • Weather Safety Tips

    Sudden and severe thunderstorms are common in West Virginia. Forest visitors should check the forecast regularly to see if you're at risk for severe weather. Cell service is intermittent throughout Monongahela National Forest, plan ahead for a variety of conditions.

    When storms occur, pay attention to your surroundings and your situation. Roads and bridges may be damaged by falling trees, downed powerlines, and other obstructions. Low-lying areas may be prone to flooding. Never drive through standing water.

    Check weather reports before visiting the area: