Coast Guard prepares for Subtropical storm Nicole, warns of impacts

Coast Guard prepares for Subtropical storm Nicole, warns of impacts
MIAMI — Coast Guard Seventh District crews are preparing in advance of Subtropical Storm NICOLE’s forecast impact, Monday. A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for NICOLE, which is expected to strengthen into a hurricane by Wednesday. Hurricanes and tropical storms can be deadly, and the Coast Guard’s ability to conduct rescues can be diminished at the height of a storm. Emergency preparedness...

Coast Guard, partners respond to busy weekend in Main Hawaiian Islands

Coast Guard, partners respond to busy weekend in Main Hawaiian Islands
A Station Maui 45-foot Response Boat-Medium crew responds to a surfer in distress off Maui, Aug. 4, 2018.  (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Coast Guard Station Maui) HONOLULU — The Coast Guard and partners responded to several cases through the weekend in the Main Hawaiian Islands. Responders from Maui, Oahu, and Canada ensured the safety of four mariners in three separate cases. Coast Guard Station Maui,...