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A member of the Duluth Fire Department rushes a boy wrapped in a blanket to an ambulance after he was rescued by bystanders after getting swept away by a rip current at the 12th Street Beach on Park Point in Duluth in July 2011. The boy was exhausted and could not stand on his own after fighting the rip current. (2011 file / News Tribune)

Beach forecasts, alerts for rip currents back for summer in Duluth

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The Twin Ports saw its first rip-current warning Saturday -- a reminder that with summer weather finally here, beachgoers on Lake Superior need to be mindful of the potential of dangerous underwater currents.


Duluth will continue its system of warning flags at three major parking areas along Park Point where people are most likely to access the beach.

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