CHICAGO — Strong winds and high waves are creating dangerous conditions along Lake Michigan Thursday.
The Chicago Park District closed the Lake Front Trail from Fullerton to Ohio due to flooding, and the National Weather Service said Montrose Beach is inundated.
NWS recommends staying away from the lakeshore until conditions improve.
A Lake Shore Flood Advisory remains in effect until 4 p.m. for much of the Chicago-area.
High winds help create high waves:
*3-6FT in Lake County, IL.
*6-10FT in Cook County
*7-12FT in Lake (IN) and Porter Counties pic.twitter.com/zAf5DXOP2g
— Morgan Kolkmeyer (@MorganKolkmeyer) June 13, 2019
12pm update: Dangerous conditions continue on #LakeMichigan, with large waves & lakeshore flooding. #Chicago lakefront trail closed from Ohio St to Fullerton. Montrose Beach inundated. Strongly consider staying away from lakeshore until conditions improve later today. #ilwx #inwx pic.twitter.com/d1r60Qj53k
— NWS Chicago (@NWSChicago) June 13, 2019