High winds force rescues on Whiskeytown Lake

Rangers made multiple rescues Thursday night at Whiskeytown Lake after paddleboarders got caught in high winds on the lake.

Posted: Jun 28, 2019 12:20 PM

WHISKEYTOWN LAKE, Calif. - Rangers made multiple rescues Thursday night at Whiskeytown Lake after paddleboarders got caught in high winds on the lake.

The Whiskeytown National Recreation Area posted on its Facebook page warning people of sudden weather changes. 

Rangers encourage people in the area to stay close to the shore and always wear a lifejacket. 

All of the paddleboarders made it to the shore safely and nobody was injured. 

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