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NWS issues Special Marine Warning for Lake County

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Posted at 9:24 AM, Jul 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-29 10:42:59-04

LAKE COUNTY, Ohio — The National Weather Service has issued a Special Marine Warning until 10:45 a.m. for Lake County Thursday.

The Marine Warning is in effect for nearshore waters from Avon Point to Conneaut, according to the NWS.

A severe thunderstorm capable of producing waterspouts was located 22 nautical miles northwest of Willowick, moving east at 45 knots.

Waterspouts can easily overturn boats and create locally hazardous seas. Small craft could be damaged in briefly higher winds and suddenly higher waves.

Locations impacted include Willowick, Geneva-on-the-Lake, Fairport Harbor and Ashtabula.

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