Dozens rescued after multiple boats capsize on Lake Norman due to storms

- Twenty-six members of a sailing club were rescued after their boats capsized on Lake Norman Wednesday evening due to weather.

According to Huntersville Fire, the sailing school got caught on the lake as bad weather moved through. Approximately 5-6 boats overturned, tossing people in to the water. 

All members were accounted for and no one was injured.

Huntersville Fire, Cornelius Fire, and Cornelius police assisted with the rescues.


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