CHICAGO--People planning to go to Chicago's beaches over the next two days are urged to stay out of the water.
The National Weather Service issued a Beach Hazard Warning.
It says high waves and strong rip currents could be life-threatening.
Swimming bans are in effect at several Chicago beaches. Swim advisories have been posted at Ohio Street, Montrose, Rainbow, North Shore, Humboldt and Lane.
The warning is in effect until 7 p.m. Saturday.
To check the most up to date condition at a specific beach log on to www.cpdbeaches.com/