Rip Current Claim Two Lives

Posted by Kyle Brookings on Tuesday, August 15, 2017
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Rip currents off a beach in Alabama on Friday have killed two teenage brothers.

The boys were vacationing with their family from the Louisiana.

Their bodies were recovered about 6 a.m. Saturday.

There were red flag warnings on the beach Friday, indicating a high risk of rip currents.

Rip current are a relatively strong, narrow current flowing outward from the beach through the surf zone and presenting a hazard to swimmers.

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