Warning Issue Date: 403 AM CDT Wed Sep 20 2017
Warning Expiration: 0915 GMT 21 2017
This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of east central
Wisconsin, south central Wisconsin, and southeast Wisconsin.
.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight
A dense fog advisory is in effect through 9 am Wednesday for much
of southeast Wisconsin.
There is also a chance for thunderstorms late this afternoon, with
the potential for a few storms to become severe.
There is a high swim risk for the beaches along Lake Michigan in
Sheboygan and Ozaukee counties. Life threatening waves and
currents are expected along the shore. Stay out of the water.
There is a moderate swim risk for the beaches along Lake Michigan
in Milwaukee, Racine, and Kenosha counties. Breaking waves and
currents are expected. Stay away from dangerous areas like piers,
breakwalls, and river outlets.
.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday
There is a chance for thunderstorms Monday night and Tuesday.
.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...
Spotter activation may be needed this afternoon.
Warning Issue Date: 356 AM CDT WED SEP 20 2017
Warning Expiration: 1200 PM CDT WED SEP 20 2017
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH THIS EVENING...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN HAS ISSUED A
BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM CDT THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING.
* HIGH WAVE ACTION... LARGE WAVES AND DANGEROUS CURRENTS ARE
EXPECTED. CONDITIONS ARE LIFE THREATENING.
* STRONG STRUCTURAL CURRENTS...EXPECTED.
* STRONG LONGSHORE CURRENTS...EXPECTED.
* RIP CURRENTS...POSSIBLE.
* LOCATION...BEACHES IN SHEBOYGAN AND OZAUKEE COUNTIES. BEACHES WITH
PARTICULARLY DANGEROUS CONDITIONS INCLUDE...
GENERAL KING PARK BEACH IN SHEBOYGAN...
KOHLER-ANDRAE STATE PARK BEACHES...
NORTH BEACH IN PORT WASHINGTON...
SOUTH BEACH IN PORT WASHINGTON...
HARRINGTON STATE PARK BEACHES...
DANGEROUS POUNDING WAVES AND LIFE-THREATENING CURRENTS ARE
EXPECTED AT THE BEACHES. PEOPLE VISITING THE BEACHES SHOULD STAY
OUT OF THE WATER.
STRUCTURAL CURRENTS FORM ALONG PIERS WHERE LONGSHORE CURRENTS AND
WAVE ACTION FLOW INTO THE STRUCTURE. STRUCTURAL CURRENTS CAN
SWEEP YOU OUT INTO DEEPER WATER ALONG THE PIER STRUCTURE.
A LONGSHORE CURRENT IS A LAKE CURRENT THAT MOVES PARALLEL TO
SHORE. LONGSHORE CURRENTS CAN BE STRONG ENOUGH TO PREVENT
SWIMMERS FROM BEING ABLE TO KEEP THEIR FEET ON THE BOTTOM...
MAKING IT DIFFICULT TO RETURN TO SHORE.