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Hurricane Lee brings rip currents to East Coast

As Hurricane Lee churns in the Atlantic off the East Coast, meteorologists and local officials are warning beach-goers about the risk of storm-related rip currents.

They receive less attention than other weather-related events, but over the last decade, rip currents have killed more people than tornadoes or hurricanes.

NPR’s Greg Allen explains.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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