Coast Guard: Prepare for Hurricane Sandy Effects in Great Lakes Region

By KBJR News 1

Coast Guard: Prepare for Hurricane Sandy Effects in Great Lakes Region

October 29, 2012 Updated Oct 29, 2012 at 10:23 AM CST

The Coast Guard urges mariners to take precaution as Hurricane Sandy makes landfall and approaches the Great Lakes region.

Based on the current track of Hurricane Sandy, the coast Guard is advising mariners to use caution to avoid heavy rainfall, gusty winds, and dangerous surf that will impact the eastern Great Lakes area this week.

The Coast Guard is advising boaters to prepare and carefully monitor the hurricane's progress by staying informed, securing your vessel, staying cautious of hazardous materials, and staying clear of beaches.

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