NOAA-NWS-ALERTS-IN125D0FC8E654.BeachHazardsStatement.125D0FD8B980IN.LOTCFWLOT.a6966fae8d9151d6fecd8033df35c765 w-nws.webmaster@noaa.gov 2019-09-06T04:29:00-04:00 Actual Alert Public Alert for Lake; Porter (Indiana) Issued by the National Weather Service Met Beach Hazards Statement Expected Moderate Likely SAME 2019-09-06T16:00:00-04:00 2019-09-07T08:00:00-04:00 NWS Chicago (Northeastern Illinois and Northwestern Indiana) Beach Hazards Statement issued September 06 at 4:29AM EDT until September 07 at 8:00AM EDT by NWS Chicago …BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 3 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING… The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a Beach Hazards Statement…which is in effect from 3 PM CDT this afternoon through Saturday morning. * LOCATION…Northwestern Indiana and northeastern Illinois beaches. * HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED. * FORECAST WAVE HEIGHTS…4 to 7 ft. * STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED. Life threatening waves and currents are expected at the beaches. People visiting the beaches should stay out of the water. Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away from shore, which occur most often at low spots or breaks in sandbars. Rip currents can sweep you into deeper water. Structural currents form along piers where longshore currents and wave action flow into the structure. Structural currents can sweep you into deeper water along the pier structure. Exposed beaches are more likely to experience the most significant wave and current impacts. Impacts at beaches with protective breakwalls or jetties will be subject to the orientation of structures as well as wind and wave direction. For information on swim advisories or bans at Chicago beaches visit: www.cpdbeaches.com. WMOHEADER UGC ILZ006-014-INZ001-002 VTEC /O.NEW.KLOT.BH.S.0015.190906T2000Z-190907T1200Z/ TIME…MOT…LOC

Lake; Porter FIPS6 018089 FIPS6 018127 UGC INZ001 UGC INZ002

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