Coast Guard Sector Detroit warns public of thin and decreasing ice

Coast Guard Sector Detroit warns public of thin and decreasing ice
DETROIT – The Coast Guard is advising the public in northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan to avoid going on lakes and rivers until ice is more stable after a streak of ice-related incidents. Ice conditions continue to deteriorate. Coast Guard Sector Detroit’s Command Center recently responded to 21 persons in distress; out of those, three people lost their lives. The instances surrounding the...

Coast Guard monitoring barge adrift in Beaufort Sea

Coast Guard monitoring barge adrift in Beaufort Sea
JUNEAU, Alaska — U.S. Coast Guard personnel and Canadian federal agencies, including the Canadian coast guard, Transport Canada and Environment Canada, are monitoring a 134-foot barge drifting in the Beaufort Sea after it broke free from its tow in Canadian waters during a severe storm Monday. U.S. Coast Guard authorities were notified on Tuesday that the barge was drifting westward in the Beaufort...