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Area creeks and rivers, fast-flowing and potentially dangerous

Apr 15, 2023 06:13AM ● By Editor
Photo:  WDIO

By Hunter Riley of WDIO News - April 14, 2023

Traveling around our many area creeks and rivers are hard to miss, as their waters rage following several days of high temperatures and rapidly melting snow.

“You may notice as you’re looking at the river is a lot of tree debris is coming down,” said Jay Cooke State Park’s Naturalist, Kristine Hiller. “So it could be breaking off shrubs and trees on the river edges or it might just be cleaning out trees that have already fallen. A flood is a little bit like a wildfire in a forest where it’s cleaning debris out as well.”

To view the full article and video, follow this link to WDIO.