Lake Superior rip currents lead to "red flag warning" for swimmers


The Duluth Fire Department is warning people to stay out of Lake Superior off Park Point Saturday night and Sunday morning because of a high risk of rip currents, according to the Duluth News Tribune.

A "red flag warning" for rip currents at the busy shore front is in place until 10 a.m. Sunday, the News Tribune reports. Even experienced swimmers should stay out of the water for the next 15 hours.

The Duluth paper reports the National Weather Service in Duluth said rip currents have been reported as northeast winds and waves of 2 to 4 feet affect the Park Point beaches.

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