Hikers and campers asked to use caution in heavy rain

STANTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Powell County Search and Rescue is warning hikers and campers in the Red River Gorge and Natural Bridge to be cautious with heavy rain forecast on Friday and into the Labor Day weekend.

Rescue crews say the heavy rain will make trails and lookouts more dangerous.

Officials warn that the rain will saturate the ground and increase the risk of falling trees.

Crews also advise against camping near water.

 

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