Coast Guard readies for Cristobal, warns mariners

BOSTON – Coast Guard units in New England are pre-staging crews and equipment and warning offshore mariners in anticipation of Tropical Storm Cristobal expected to arrive today and generate wind gusts up to 55 knots and seas around 20 feet. Coast Guard shore units are broadcasting weather warnings via VHF/FM radio and a Falcon jet crew from Coast Guard Air Station Cape Cod, Mass., is flying offshore...