Boaters Prepare!

Lakeshore Flood Warning

Lakeshore Hazard Message
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
347 AM EDT Sun Jul 7 2019

...LAKESHORE FLOODING AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS THROUGH
EARLY MONDAY MORNING...

...LAKESHORE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 AM EDT
MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...Lucas, Ottawa, Erie and Sandusky.

* TIMING...Until 5 AM EDT Monday.

* LAKESHORE FLOODING...As of 3 AM, the water level at Toledo and
  Marblehead was 68 inches above low water datum. The combination
  of record high lake levels and a brief period of moderate
  northeast winds may result in greater wave action and lakeshore
  flooding along the western basin of Lake Erie today and tonight.
  The water level is expected to climb through the morning,
  peaking during the afternoon around 76 inches at Toledo and 72
  inches at Marblehead. High swimming risk from waves and
  dangerous currents for area beaches.


* SHORELINE IMPACTS...Flooding is expected along the immediate
  lakeshore. Beach and shoreline erosion is also possible.
  Rising water levels in marinas and waterways into the lake may
  also submerge docks and shoreline structures.