He said it is unknown whether the captain or Ride the Ducks staff checked the forecast prior to going on the lake.
The company had been operating for 47 years without incident, Mr Pattinson told CBS, adding that the captain had over 16 years of experience on the water. "I couldn't hear screams, it felt like I was out there on my own", said Coleman.
Video footage captured from the lakeshore showed two amphibious vessels, known as duck boats for their ability to operate on land and water, struggling to move through the waves. A survivor, who lost nine members of her family, shared what happened when she was tossed into the water. The tourist town mourned Friday for more than a dozen sightseers who were killed when a duck boat capsized and sank.
"Canopies present major safety risks that need to be addressed. both adults and children wearing life jackets are at risk of being drowned if entrapped by the overhead canopy", the NTSB said of the sinking.
Afterward, the National Transportation Safety Board warned that the boats' canopy roofs presented a hazard, making it hard for people, even those wearing life jackets, to escape if one of the vessels capsized. The Coast Guard regulates them on the water, but on land, laws vary by city and state.
The vessel was owned by Ripley Entertainment company, whose "Ride the Ducks" website on Saturday said the business is closed "while we support the investigation".
During a typical tour, after some time on the roads, the Seattle duck boats eventually make their way on to Lake Union.
In a statement Friday, Boston Duck Tours said "We continuously monitor the weather conditions from our three locations".
The incident in Missouri was part of a storm system that struck much of the Midwest late Thursday, according to meteorologists.
He was drafted by the Oakland Athletics and moved on to play for the Midland RockHounds in 2013 through 2014. Harper hit 13 home runs in the first round , eliminating Freddie Freeman and advancing to the semifinals.
Parker spent his first four National Basketball Association seasons with the Milwaukee Bucks , has torn his left ACL twice. No word on the amount of the deal being discussed, or if the Bucks will match, but the move is a curious one for Chicago.
But it was all about Kerber as she absorbed everything Williams threw at her and counter-punched in very effective fashion. As things stand, Williams holds the mark for the half-century of professional tennis, one ahead of Graf.
There's no love lost between the US President and Sadiq Khan, who Trump said had done a "terrible job" as London mayor. Later they will hold talks with the foreign secretary at Chequers - the PM's country residence in Buckinghamshire.
Hezbollah-controlled al-Manar TV said the Syrian army had captured one of the last rebel-held areas in Deraa province, al-Aliyeh. But a western part of the province, as well as most of adjacent Quneitra, still escape his control.
President Donald Trump is setting low expectations for his Monday's summit in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin . Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) attacked CNN's Wolf Blitzer during his show on Monday.
He talked about how his mother teaching in Washington D.C. public schools taught him the importance of equality and diversity. Republicans have little margin of error for the final vote unless a few Democrats can be brought onboard.
A pair of Palestinian teenagers who were on a rooftop when they were targeted by an Israeli air raid were reported killed. Israel's army said Saturday's strikes targeted military facilities belonging to Hamas.
Based on his track record, some Democrats said they weren't sure whether Trump should be trusted to hold talks with Putin. Now, she said, "no lower court could possibly rule against President Trump's decision in light of Zivotofsky ".
UK PM May threatened rebels with a national election
Philip Davies has submitted a letter of no confidence in Mrs May after "losing trust" in her ability to deliver Brexit. Donald Trump on his visit to the United Kingdom last week said Johnson would make "a great prime minister".
Comcast bows out of Fox deal, thus ceding victory to Disney
We wondered how far this race would last, we need wonder no more as Comcast have officially pulled out of the deal to acquire Fox. Sky's independent committee has recommended that shareholders accept Comcast's offer, a further blow to Mr Murdoch.
Trump says he misspoke on Russian meddling
They met in private, with only translators present, but Schumer referred to notes that were taken in debriefings of the meeting. Putin spoke frankly on the topic of Crimea, saying that the USA delegation had expressed its view that the invasion was illegal.
Donald Trump waves at protesters as he tees off at Turnberry
On Friday, protesters flew a blimp depicting the USA president as an orange, snarling baby just outside the British parliament. In Saturday's tweets, Trump cast blame on former President Barack Obama for failing to stop Russian election meddling.
Kerber beats Williams to claim maiden Wimbledon title
Novak Djokovic advanced to a fifth Wimbledon final with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (9), 3-6, 10-8 victory over Rafael Nadal . Williams played in a Wimbledon final on Saturday in just her second major back after having a baby in September.
Novak Djokovic vs Rafael Nadal, Wimbledon 2018 semi-final
Incidently, the Nadal versus Del Potro match lasted exactly the same length as Rafa's win against Roger Federer in the 2008 final. Two sets to love and a match point down, Anderson found something from within to rally back and stun the greatest of all time .
Djokovic tops Air K to reach semifinals
This is a 32nd Grand Slam semi-final appearance for Djokovic, although there was some doubt he would reach that mark. But the Argentine broke back immediately with a volley and then saved another break point at 5-5 with an ace.