Hikers Urged to Stay Off Appalachian and Long Trails Following Vermont Floods

July 13, 2023

From Sunday through Monday, a rainstorm dropped more than 8 inches of precipitation on parts of the state, swelling waterways, flooding streets, and inundating some of the state’s best-loved trail mileage. The storms, which killed one person in Barre City, caused an estimated $3 to $5 billion in damage according to Accuweather and prompted a federal emergency declaration from President Biden. In a statement, Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) called it the worst natural disaster to hit the state since the Great Vermont Flood of 1927, which killed 84 people. YAHOO LIFE