Coast Guard urges preparedness as high water season approaches

Coast Guard urges preparedness as high water season approaches
The inspected towing vessel, STEVE G, lists due to strong currents on the Ohio River near West Franklin, Indiana, January 12, 2020. (U.S. Coast Guard courtesy photo/Released) NEW ORLEANS – As the high water season begins on the Mississippi and the Western Rivers, the Coast Guard urges mariners to prepare for the risks associated with high water levels and strong currents. High water and strong river...