The National Weather Service is predicting that Hurricane Sandy will impact the Adirondacks with strong winds & heavy rains early next week.
All hunters, hikers and campers should be
out of the woods by dark on Sunday, October 28.
The DEC Fish Creek Campground will close Sunday night. All reservations for next week have been canceled.
Those planning hunt, hike, camp, boat or paddle on the lands and waters of the Adirondacks next week should pay close attention to weather reports.
Nobody should be in the backcountry
or on the waters when the storm hits.
Outdoor recreationists should stay out of the backcountry and off the waters until after the storm has passed and DEC has determined the resulting damages.
DEC will provide information regarding blowdown and flooding that may make the backcountry unsafe to access on the DEC web site.
See the DEC website for current information on preparation, damage and response to the aftermath related to Hurricane Sandy at http://www.dec.ny.gov/public/76659.html.