Rip tides

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Earl Weakens, But Still Causes Issues On Long Island

Tropical Storm Earl may have lost much of its strength on Friday, but it’s still creating dangerous conditions on Long Island.


In this handout satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Hurricane Earl is seen on August 30, 2010 in the Atlantic Ocean as seen from space. (Photo by NOAA via Getty Images)

Tri-State Making Preparations Ahead Of Hurricane Earl

Hurricane Earl is moving toward the east coast — bringing high winds, rough surf and the potential for dangerous rip-tides.


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Rip Currents Pose Hidden Danger To Beachgoers

A Long Island swimmer drowned over the weekend after getting caught in a rip current, as remnants of tropical storm Colin are producing dangerous conditions that threaten our beaches – and beachgoers’ lives.

CBS 2–08/09/2010