Severe Weather Alerts - Glenview, IL

  • Beach Hazards Statement

    Beach Hazards Statement in effect until 4:00 AM CDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM CDTTUESDAY...

* HIGH WAVE ACTION AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS EXPECTED.

* FORECAST WAVE HEIGHTS...4 TO 7 FT OCCASIONALLY TO 9 FT.

* STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND STRUCTURAL CURRENTS EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HIGH WAVE ACTION MAKES SWIMMING DIFFICULT AND CAN TIRE EVEN ASTRONG SWIMMER QUICKLY.

RIP CURRENTS ARE POWERFUL CHANNELS OF WATER FLOWING QUICKLY AWAYFROM SHORE...WHICH OCCUR MOST OFTEN AT LOW SPOTS OR BREAKS INSANDBARS. STRUCTURAL CURRENTS FORM ALONG PIERS WHERE LONGSHORECURRENTS AND WAVE ACTION FLOW INTO THE STRUCTURE. RIP CURRENTSAND STRUCTURAL CURRENTS CAN SWEEP YOU INTO DEEPER WATER.

EXPOSED BEACHES ARE MORE LIKELY TO EXPERIENCE THE MOSTSIGNIFICANT WAVE AND CURRENT IMPACTS.

IMPACTS AT BEACHES WITH PROTECTIVE BREAKWALLS OR JETTIES WILL BESUBJECT TO ORIENTATION OF STRUCTURES AS WELL AS WIND AND WAVEDIRECTION.

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