Carlton/South St. Louis Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Beach Hazard Statement
Statement as of 06:23 CDT le 18 septembre 2014

...Beach hazards statement in effect through this evening...

The National Weather Service in Duluth has issued a beach hazards statement for dangerous swimming conditions...which is in effect through this evening.

* Location...Park Point beach

* dangerous swimming conditions are expected along the Lake Superior shoreline due to high waves and strong rip currents.

* High wave action will make swimming difficult.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Rip currents are powerful channels of water flowing quickly away from shore...which occur most often at low spots in sandbars... near shoreline structures.

Please visit the following website to share your thoughts on the new beach hazards statement...

Http://www.Weather.Gov/survey/NWS-survey.Php?Code=chmbhs (all lower case)

For additional safety information and precautions...please visit www.Weather.Gov/Duluth

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 10:07 am CDT on September 18, 2014

...Kdlh radar down for maintenance...

The Duluth radar will be down for scheduled maintenance until 1100 am.