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High swimming risk from waves and dangerous currents prompts Beach Hazards Statement
Ken Basch, Jr.
Water levels along Lake Erie are at near-record levels, according to the U.S Army Corps of Engineers.
Posted at 7:24 AM, Jun 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-10 07:24:23-04
CLEVELAND — The National Weather Service has issued a Beach Hazards Statement for Lorain, Ottawa, Erie, Lake and Cuyahoga counties on Monday.
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 4 p.m. this afternoon through late tonight.
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.
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