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Submitted by Hailey Winslow on Fri, 08/27/2010 - 5:33pm.READ MORE:
So far this summer 300 people have been rescued from rip currents at Wrightsville Beach, including 214 in one day, and the summer's not over yet. This weekend's rip currents are supposed to top the charts as some of the most dangerous rip currents all summer. Full story...
Submitted by Joe Mauceri on Mon, 08/09/2010 - 11:51am.READ MORE:
Tropical storm Colin left beach goers seeing red this weekend. Red flags, that is. Full story...
Submitted by Hailey Winslow on Wed, 05/26/2010 - 5:17pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/28/2009 - 6:16pm.READ MORE:
With Tropical Storm Danny churning well offshore, most of his effects will be felt by swimmers at area beaches. Even when a storm does not make landfall, rip currents can be very dangerous and sometimes deadly. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/24/2009 - 12:07pm.READ MORE:
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 08/10/2009 - 5:59pm.READ MORE:
A fourth drowning this season at area beaches has raised further concerns. Three of the four drowning victims were from out of town, so lifeguards are trying to educate tourists not used to the dangers of the ocean. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/27/2009 - 10:19am.READ MORE:
Be careful if you are heading to the beach Monday. There is a moderate to high risk of rip currents again. WWAY's John Rendleman talked to beach goers, and has some tips on how to stay safe. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 07/13/2009 - 12:24pm.READ MORE:
It has been a summer of strong rip currents. Lifeguards say they have already claimed the lives of four people at New Hanover County beaches. David Weaver, of Brunswick County, got pulled under water trying to save his daughter and a friend who were caught in a rip on June 27th. Full story...
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 05/22/2009 - 5:37pm.READ MORE:
A beautiful start to the Memorial Day weekend turned quick for a group of swimmers. Three swimmers got caught in a rip current at Carolina Beach. It just so happened, Friday was the first day lifeguards were on duty. Full story...
Submitted by Jolene Reilly on Mon, 09/01/2008 - 4:06pm.READ MORE:
Red flags were flying at area beaches this Labor Day.Full story...
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