WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST CLOSES SOME SITES DUE TO SANDY

by Christian Mower on October 29, 2012

THE WHITE MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST SAYS THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PREDICTS SEVERE WEATHER FROM HURRICANE SANDY WILL AFFECT THE FOREST STARTING MONDAY AFTERNOON AND THROUGH THE DAY TUESDAY.

SPOKESPERSON COLLEEN MAINVILLE SAYS THE FOREST HAS CLOSED SOME ROADS, CAMPGROUNDS AND RECREATION SITES DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH WINDS AND POTENTIAL FLOODING FROM THE STORM.

FOREST OFFICES CLOSED EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON “TO ENSURE EMPLOYEE SAFETY” AND THE SERVICE STRONGLY ADVISES AGAINST ANY RECREATION ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE FOREST DUE TO EXPECTED HIGH WINDS, FALLING TREES, POSSIBLE FLOODING AND BAD ROAD CONDITIONS WHILE SANDY IS IN THE AREA.

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