Heading to the beaches of the Oregon or Washington coast this summer?  Rip currents kill hundreds each year.  Learn how to identify, avoid and get out of a rip current from the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration.

Here's a link to a VIDEO from NOAA that will give you some easy tips on how to "Break the Grip of the Rip" and escape from a rip current: The Grip of the Rip.

Be safe this summer and remember you can keep the KORD plugged in everywhere you go (even at the beach) using your smartphone, tablet, ipad and other devices with the free mobile app Radiopup. Download it today!