Northwest Indiana Beaches Face Hazardous Swimming Conditions This Week


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Michigan City, IN – Hazardous swimming conditions are expected along northwest Indiana beaches on Lake Michigan this week. Breezy west-northwest winds, gusting up to 25 mph, will affect beaches in LaPorte County, IN, and Berrien County, MI, creating dangerous waves and currents.

According to the US National Weather Service Northern Indiana, these conditions will persist through Tuesday, coinciding with continued showers and thunderstorms. Swimmers are advised to exercise caution and heed beach hazard warnings. A beach hazards statement is in effect for Berrien County. For more information, visit beach hazards page.

The region will see a mix of weather conditions this week. Showers and thunderstorms will move eastward through the morning as a cold front advances, bringing cooler and mostly cloudy conditions. Highs today will range from the low to mid-60s near Lake Michigan to the low 70s further inland. Tonight, temperatures will drop into the 50s.

On Tuesday, additional chances for showers and thunderstorms are expected, with highs in the mid-60s to low 70s. Severe weather is not anticipated, but the combination of cooler temperatures and gusty winds will maintain hazardous conditions along the lakeshore. Residents and visitors should stay informed about local weather updates and beach conditions throughout the week.


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