CHICAGO (CBS)– There is a flood warning in effect as high winds bring high waves Wednesday.

A Lakeshore Flood Warning has been issued through Thursday at 9 a.m.

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High waves are reaching 8 to 14 feet, causing dangerous conditions near the lakefront. The high waves could lead to lakeshore erosion.

Chicago Park District officials closed some bike paths as waves cause safety concerns. In addition to bike paths, officials are warning drivers to avoid parking two blocks from the lakefront to ensure water does not damage cars.

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In Rogers Park, waves were slamming against building and officials are trying to secure federal funding to long term solutions for lakefront erosion.



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