Beach Hazards Statement issued for multiple counties along Lake Erie

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CLEVELAND (WJW) — If you were planning to go swimming in Lake Erie today, you’ll want to hold off due to a high risk for rip currents.

The National Weather Service issued a Beach Hazards Statement for Cuyahoga, Lake and Ashtabula Counties until 4 a.m. Sunday.

Wind and wave action will cause currents on the shore. Swimmers should not enter the water. Currents can carry swimmers from the shore, NWS reports.

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