Chicago beach weather: National Weather Service warns of high Lake Michigan waves, ‘life-threatening’ swimming conditions

Chicago beach weather: National Weather Service warns of high Lake Michigan waves, ‘life-threatening’ swimming conditions

Seashore Hazards Assertion in impact for Cook dinner, Lake, Lake (IN) counties till Monday morning, NWS says

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Group by way of

Sunday, August 14, 2022 12:32PM

CHICAGO (TOC) — Excessive waves will construct at Chicago space seashores Sunday, resulting in harmful swimming circumstances beginning within the afternoon and persevering with by means of at the least Monday morning, the Nationwide Climate Service stated.

A Seashore Hazards Assertion is in impact from 1:00 p.m. Sunday by means of Monday morning.

Waves will attain heights as much as 6 ft and harmful currents are anticipated at Lake Michigan seashores, NWS stated. Affected areas embrace northern and central Cook dinner County, Lake County in Illinois and Lake County in Indiana

Swimming circumstances shall be life-threatening, particularly for inexperienced swimmers, NWS stated. NWS warned residents to remain out of the water and keep away from venturing out onto piers, jetties, break partitions, or different shoreline constructions.

For info on swim advisories or bans at Chicago seashores, click on right here.

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