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Hazardous swimming conditions prompt Beach Hazard Statement in multiple counties

Lake Erie
Posted at 4:09 PM, Sep 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-08 16:09:38-04

ASHTABULA COUNTY, Ohio — A Beach Hazards Statement has been issued for Ashtabula and Lake counties on Tuesday.

The statement is in effect from 6 p.m. until midnight.

Large waves could cause strong currents to develop, making it dangerous for swimmers.

Swimmers are advised not to enter the water. The currents can carry swimmers away from the shore through a sand bar and along structures extending out into the lake.

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