Safety concerns from high waves and rip currents have caused Evanston to close its beaches for a second day in a row.
Conditions will be dangerous on Lake Michigan all day Friday, with blasting winds, crashing waves, and a risk for waterspouts and rip currents.
The U.S. Coast Guard warns you to be careful this weekend if you’re planning to do any playing in Lake Michigan.
Sunny skies and mild temperatures could draw people to Lake Michigan beaches this weekend, but authorities are warning swimmers of strong rip currents expected to develop Saturday morning.
The National Weather Service is warning of an increased chance of rip currents Sunday along the shores of Lake Michigan in Illinois and northwest Indiana.
Authorities on Thursday returned Lake Michigan off Gary, Ind., as they search for the body of a 20 year-old-New Lenox man who was overwhelmed in the waves while swimming a day earlier.
Rescue personnel are searching for a New Lenox man who may have drowned Wednesday afternoon near Wells Street Beach in Gary.
If you have the time to drive out to Holland, Mich., this weekend, you might want to take part in a surfer rescue and rip current awareness class — especially after the rough week on that side of Lake Michigan this week.
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