Chicago Weather: August Starts On The Cooler SideExpect temperatures to top out in the upper 70s. Haze is expected through early afternoon due to wildfire smoke.
'Life-Threatening Waves' Prompt Warnings For Swimmers, Boaters On Lake MichiganWinds are expected to increase to 15 to 25 mph Friday afternoon over the lake, creating dangerous waves.
Rough Waves On Lake Michigan Prompt Warnings For Swimmers, BoatersThe National Weather Service and the U.S. Coast Guard are warning people to stay out of the water at Chicago’s beaches, due to waves up to six feet high.
Threat Of Dangerous Waves, Currents Prompts Warning About Beach HazardsHigh waves and the threat of strong rip currents have prompted a beach hazards statement for much of the area.