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Lakeshore Flood Advisory
Statement as of 3:34 AM CDT on October 31, 2014

...Lakeshore Flood Advisory remains in effect from 11 am this morning to 4 am CDT Saturday...

* Lake Shore flooding...large and battering waves of up to 23 ft will result in minor flooding near the lake.

* Timing...the most significant waves will occur this afternoon and evening.

* Impacts...minor beach erosion and flooding of coastal areas can be expected. Stay away from piers and break walls...occasional rogue waves are likely and could strike with little warning and sweep you out into the lake.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Lakeshore Flood Advisory indicates that strong onshore winds will generate flooding of low areas along the Lakeshore.

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High Wind Warning
Statement as of 9:05 AM CDT on October 31, 2014

...High Wind Warning remains in effect until 6 PM CDT this evening...

* timing...through this afternoon.

* Winds...near the lake northerly winds of 35 to 45 mph with gusts up to 60 mph...inland northerly winds of 25 to 35 mph with gusts to 45 mph.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A High Wind Warning means a hazardous high wind event is expected or occurring. Sustained wind speeds of at least 40 mph or gusts of 58 mph or more can lead to property damage.

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