Lakefront Winds Curl Lakeshore WavesIn Winnetka, high winds equalled high waves that swelled over barrier walls and flooded parking lots.
‘Life-Threatening’ Waves, Rip Currents Lead To Swim Warning And BansIt’s not the greatest beach weather anyway, with lakefront temperatures hovering around 70 and strong north winds, but those hitting the sand the next couple of days are being warned to stay out of the water.
Nearly 50 MPH Winds, Waves Close To 20 Feet Along LakefrontFierce winds were battering the Chicago area, kicking up high waves on the lake, and prompting a warning about possible lakefront flooding.
Winds Expected To Whip Up Dangerous Waves On Lake MichiganChicago might finally be getting ideal beach weather, but forecasters were warning people to stay out of Lake Michigan from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday morning, due to high waves expected along the lakefront.
High Waves Wreak Havoc On Lakefront TrailHuge waves on Lake Michigan that flooded sections of Lake Shore Drive yesterday afternoon appear to have wreaked havoc on the Lakefront Trail.
High Waves Swamp Parts Of Lake Shore Drive, Navy PierStrong winds have been creating huge waves on Lake Michigan on Friday, with the National Weather Service predicting waves as high as 23 feet.
Chicago Area Surfers Happy To Hang Ten For HalloweenLake Michigan was putting on a dramatic show Friday, and forecasters said waves could peak at more than 20 feet. That's drawing surfers eager to catch a few waves, no matter how cold it might be.
Today’s Forecast (10/31/14): Wind, Rain, Snow For HalloweenThe first – and perhaps worst – trick for Chicagoans this Halloween just might be the wicked weather.