CHICAGO (CBS)– Sunny skies return, finally, after a foggy morning.
Thursday’s temperatures will be mild with highs near 76 degrees. It’s going to be a windy day as well.READ MORE: 3 People Shot In North Austin
High winds are causing high waves and rip currents on Lake Michigan, creating dangerous swimming conditions.
On my run right now I see Red Flags flying at #NorthAvenueBeach for good reason. Waves 5-8 feet & dangerous rip currents. Beach Hazards Statement up from @NWSChicago today & tomorrow. #whenwavesarehighstaydry @cbschicago #RealTimeWeather pic.twitter.com/rr10VSWPVOREAD MORE: Lollapalooza Now Requiring Masks In Tents And Indoors For All Attendees
— Mary Kay Kleist (@MaryKayKleist) July 1, 2021
The waves are expected to reach as high as eight feet.
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The holiday weekend ahead brings lighter winds and hotter temperatures.