National Weather Service warns of jellyfish stings, sightings

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The National Weather Service is warning beach goers to be on the lookout for jellyfish.

The beach hazard alert is in effect through Friday.

Jellyfish have been reported at multiple beaches but officials said they are small and mostly a nuisance, stinging the feet of beach goers.

If you are stung, officials advise you to rinse the area with vinegar and then to soak it in hot water, or see a lifeguard.

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