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El Yunque CLOSED for the afternoon of March 30

Rio Grande, PR
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El Yunque CLOSED for the afternoon of March 30

email I just got from El Yunque National Forest personnel ...

El Yunque National Forest including visitor services and facilities is now CLOSED for the afternoon due to potential flash flood conditions creating unsafe conditions near rivers and streams. A flash flood warning is in effect. You are encouraged to monitor the latest weather conditions at the National Weather Service website: http://www.srh.noaa.gov/sju/

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1. Re: El Yunque CLOSED for the afternoon of March 30

Wow, sounds like a lot of rain everywhere on the island today -- hope you guys are not adversely affected!

Rio Grande, PR
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2. Re: El Yunque CLOSED for the afternoon of March 30

We live at the edge of El Yunque NF. Not counting today, we have received 23.2" of rain so far in March. So much for "dry season"!

Rio Grande, PR
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3. Re: El Yunque CLOSED for the afternoon of March 30

El Yunque has been re-opened for today, Saturday March 31.

From the folks in El Yunque National Forest ...

The Forest is open today after yesterday's afternoon closure due to hazardous conditions. Please monitor NWS weather reports for any changing conditions. More rain is predicted for today so please use caution near rivers and streams.

4. Re: El Yunque CLOSED for the afternoon of March 30

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