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Red flag warnings out at Alabama beaches

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GULF COAST -

    Just as lots of people head to the gulf coast, red flag warnings are out.  The flags are a warning about rip tides.  When they're out, swimming is illegal.

    You can check conditions on the coast before you even leave home.  For Gulf Shores  call 251-968-8433.  For Orange Beach, dial 251-968-7873.