The National Weather Service has issued a Beach Hazard Statement.

Which means temperatures remain low and riptides may appear. When the temperature is below 40, Hypothermia can happen and that can cause swimmers to lose control and then go under the water. Many of us are familiar with that, in the winter time around here Hypothermia is a real threat.

Other things to be aware of is rip tides. Many Red Flag Warnings were issued last year by the fire department, which means swimming conditions are dangerous.

A good website to check all lake and area conditions is, it gives you all types of information in order to stay safe and it lets you know about the warnings that Lake Superior has presented.

Also, if you are allergic to pollen it will tell you that level and the UV level, which can be helpful to people who burn easily


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