'High risk' of rip currents today aft...

'High risk' of rip currents today after 2 drownings Saturday

There are 7 comments on the Walton Sun story from Jul 22, 2012, titled 'High risk' of rip currents today after 2 drownings Saturday. In it, Walton Sun reports that:

Double-red flags are going back up on Panama City Beach as Sunday's surf forecast calls for a "high risk" of rip currents in Bay and Walton counties, a day after two people drowned and another apparently died of a heart attack after struggling in the surf.

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lasVegasgirl

Mcdonough, GA

#1 Jul 22, 2012
A 16 year old boy and a twenty something year old man both drowned right down the beach from us Saturday. The surf was treacherous Saturday.
My daughter and I were in the water when I saw many people having a hard time getting out. The next time there is a red flag I will keep my daughter totally out after seeing this.
I recommend that if you can't swim real good then stay out of that kind of surf.
Sierra

United States

#2 Jul 22, 2012
That's is so bad some of my friend were up their whe these things happen I'm so sorry for the family's!!!!!!!
meka

Columbus, GA

#3 Jul 22, 2012
i was dwn there when this happen i didnt no wht was going on until i just seeing it on here....tht water was up real bad...i cnt swim so i didnt go out to far...it was to scary for me.
beach lover

United States

#4 Jul 22, 2012
I left Sat. Didn't know about the deaths. The police were going up and down the beach yelling for people to get out of the water. So sorry to the families.
GA girl

Rome, GA

#5 Jul 23, 2012
My family and I just left on Saturday and knew it was bad. I watched over my children extremely and was scared because it pulled me several times. This is a horrible tragedy. May God be with those families :(
Blake

Nashville, TN

#6 Jul 23, 2012
I was there and left saturday. It was pretty harsh on saturday. Just remember big waves and alot of sea weed. My dad told told me not to go the ocean without an adult. Me being an athletic teenager, I thought I can handle my self. But I feel extremely nieve. Thank god I listened to him
Lifeguard

Tallahassee, FL

#7 Jul 24, 2012
Good clip on Rip Currents
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