Tropical Storm Debby spurs caution on Texas’ waters

Tropical Storm Debby spurs caution on Texas' waters
HOUSTON — Coast Guard officials urge the maritime community to stay tuned to current weather forecasts and take early action to protect themselves and their vessels from severe weather as Tropical Storm Debby makes landfall in the Gulf. “Tropical Storm Debby may not hit Texas this time, but it is important for boaters to keep track of the forecasted weather during this hurricane season...

Coast Guard rescues family of 9 and 2 dogs stranded on Dog Island, Fla.

Coast Guard rescues family of 9 and 2 dogs stranded on Dog Island, Fla.
MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard rescued a family and their two dogs, Sunday, who were stranded on Dog Island, south of Carrabelle, Fla., by inclement weather caused by Tropical Storm Debby. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a cell phone call at approximately 12:30 p.m. from a man reporting his family of five adults, four children and two dogs were stranded in a vacation house located...

Coast Guard urges caution for Tropical Storm Debby

Coast Guard urges caution for Tropical Storm Debby
MOBILE, Ala. — The Coast Guard urges the maritime community to track Tropical Storm Debby’s progress and take early action to protect themselves and their vessels, Sunday. Extremely high seas, heavy rains and damaging winds that accompany tropical storms and hurricanes present serious dangers to mariners. Dangerous weather conditions generated by a tropical system can cover an area hundreds...