NewsCut has a few readers in Chicago, so here’s hoping this can be verified firsthand. The Chicago Tribune is reporting the area will be hit by 25 foot waves from Lake Michigan later today.
Twenty-five foot waves? Imagine what Minnesota meteorologists could do with such a warning.
The jogging paths along the lakefront have been closed, but not Lake Shore Drive.
Here’s what a 10-foot wave looked like in late September.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts where he was VP of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Co. He was an editor at the RKO Radio Network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He is the founder of the MPR News’ website. He is a private pilot and flies an airplane he built.