Forest Service issues warnings about potential floods, other hazards

U.S. Forest Service officials are cautioning recreationists to be aware of potential flooding in local canyons, especially at lower elevations. Visitors should be alert and adhere to road, picnic, or campground closures. Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest supervisor Brian Ferebee says travelers should not attempt to cross roads where water is flowing across. Visitors should use extreme caution when recreating around fast moving streams or rivers. Ferebee says people should be aware of their surroundings at all times.They should watch children and pets at all times, avoid crossing streams and rivers, avoid unstable stream banks and avoid walking on ice-covered lakes and streams.

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