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June, 2013

Current Conditions in the Adirondack Park (June 6)


This weekly Adirondack outdoor conditions report is issued on Thursday afternoons, year round. Get The Weekly Outdoor Conditions Podcast Listen for the weekly Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Report Friday mornings on WNBZ (AM 920 & 1240, FM 105 & 102.1), WSLP (93.3) and the stations of North Country Public Radio. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND ** indicates new or revised items. ** EARLY SUMMER CONDITIONS: Recent rains have keep waters higher and trail wet and in some places, quite muddy. Remember that conditions can change suddenly with weather and unintended accidents happen so » Continue Reading. The post Current Conditions in >>More


May, 2013

Current Conditions in the Adirondack Park (May 30)


This weekly Adirondack outdoor conditions report is issued on Thursday afternoons, year round. Get The Weekly Outdoor Conditions Podcast Listen for the weekly Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Report Friday mornings on WNBZ (AM 920 & 1240, FM 105 & 102.1), WSLP (93.3) and the stations of North Country Public Radio. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND ** indicates new or revised items. ** LATE SPRING / EARLY SUMMER CONDITIONS: The weather this week, with some three feet of snow at higher elevations on Monday and temperatures approaching 90 forecast for Friday, should serve as » Continue Reading. The post Current Conditions in >>More


May, 2013

Current Conditions in the Adirondack Park (May 23)


This weekly Adirondack outdoor conditions report is issued on Thursday afternoons, year round. Get The Weekly Outdoor Conditions Podcast Listen for the weekly Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Report Friday mornings on WNBZ (AM 920 & 1240, FM 105 & 102.1), WSLP (93.3) and the stations of North Country Public Radio. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND ** indicates new or revised items. ** FLASH FLOOD WATCH: The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch in effect for the ENTIRE ADIRONDACK REGION through Friday morning. Thunderstorm this afternoon and and tonight may produce » Continue Reading. The post Current Conditions in >>More


May, 2013

Current Conditions in the Adirondack Park (May 16)


This weekly Adirondack outdoor conditions report is issued on Thursday afternoons, year round. Get The Weekly Outdoor Conditions Podcast Listen for the weekly Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Report Friday mornings on WNBZ (AM 920 & 1240, FM 105 & 102.1), WSLP (93.3) and the stations of North Country Public Radio. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND ** indicates new or revised items. ** LATE SPRING CONDITIONS: Warm and dry weather is returning to the region in time for this weekend. Day time temperatures will be in the 60s and 70s at lower elevations, and » Continue Reading. The post Current Conditions in >>More


May, 2013

Current Conditions in the Adirondack Park (May 9)


This weekly Adirondack outdoor conditions report is issued on Thursday afternoons, year round. Get The Weekly Outdoor Conditions Podcast Listen for the weekly Adirondack Outdoor Recreation Report Friday mornings on WNBZ (AM 920 & 1240, FM 105 & 102.1), WSLP (93.3) and the stations of North Country Public Radio. SPECIAL NOTICES FOR THIS WEEKEND ** indicates new or revised items. ** LATE SPRING CONDITIONS: The warm and dry conditions the region has been experiencing are giving way to wetter and cooler weather for the second half of the week. This weekend’s forecast » Continue Reading. The post Current Conditions in >>More


May, 2013

DEC Advises Hikers To Avoid High Elevation Trails


The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is urging hikers to postpone hikes on trails above 3,000 feet until early June when muddy trails are expected to improve.  Trails and vegetation at higher elevations are most vulnerable at this time of year as snow-melt saturates thin soils where vegetation is already surviving on the edge of existence. Hikers can cause severe erosion of trails and significant damage to vegetation and are also more likely to slip and injure themselves on steep, wet and muddy trails. DEC asks hikers to avoid hiking on all trails above 3,000 feet in >>More