Coast Guard urges public to prepare for heavy weather ahead of Hurricane Madeline

Coast Guard urges public to prepare for heavy weather ahead of Hurricane Madeline
HONOLULU — The Coast Guard is urging the public to prepare for the onset of heavy weather expected to impact the Hawaiian Islands, Wednesday. Currently, Hurricane Madeline has maximum winds of 100 mph and is expected to generate high surf throughout the Main Hawaiian Islands. Mariners and beachgoers should monitor the progress and strength of the storm through newspapers, the internet and local...

Coast Guard urges mariners to prepare for heavy weather around Hawaiian Islands

Coast Guard urges mariners to prepare for heavy weather around Hawaiian Islands
HONOLULU — The public is advised to use extreme caution and prepare for the onset of heavy weather expected to generate severe sea conditions, storm surge and high surf throughout the main Hawaii Islands prior to the arrival of Tropical Storm Guillermo. Visitors to Hawaii should heed all warnings from lifeguards and public health and safety officials. Although weather conditions may be good, rip...

Coast Guard urges mariners, swimmers to take caution at NJ shore over July Fourth weekend

Coast Guard urges mariners, swimmers to take caution at NJ shore over July Fourth weekend
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — The Coast Guard is urging mariners to take extra caution over the Fourth of July weekend as Hurricane Arthur is expected to pass by the Jersey Shore Friday. According to the National Weather Service, the storm is expected to bring dangerous rip currents, heavy surf, wind and tidal flooding to the New Jersey region. Even as the weather improves after Friday, rip currents will...

Coast Guard advises preparation for Hurricane Irene

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — The Coast Guard urges mariners and residents to begin planning and preparing for Hurricane Irene. Tropical systems acquire a name when they reach tropical storm strength with sustained winds reaching 39 mph. They become hurricanes when winds reach 74 mph and become major hurricanes when winds increase to 111 mph. As storms approach, the Coast Guard urges people to remember...