National Weather Service issues high 'Swim Risk Forecast' for Lake Michigan

MILWAUKEE -- Officials with the National Weather Service on Sunday, July 21 urged people to stay out of Lake Michigan Sunday and Monday due to dangerous waves and currents.

The NWS issued a high Swim Risk Forecast for Monday for Kenosha, Milwaukee, and Racine counties.

Officials said we could expect life-threatening waves and currents, and advised people to stay out of the water and stay clear of the pier.

NWS officials indicated waves of 3 to 5 feet were expected along Lake Michigan.

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