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Beach Hazards Statement issued for most beaches along Lake Erie in Northeast Ohio

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Posted at 6:55 AM, Jun 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-13 06:55:20-04

CLEVELAND — On Thursday, the National Weather Service issued a Beach Hazards Statement for Lorain, Ashtabula, Erie, Lake and Cuyahoga counties.

A Beach Hazards Statement, which is issued when there is a risk for swimming because of large waves and rip currents, is in effect from Thursday evening to Friday afternoon, according to the NWS.

The swimming risks can create life-threatening conditions even for good swimmers.

The NWS suggests following instructions at local beaches or stay out of the water.