Strong Lake Michigan Waves Batter Chicago Shoreline

Waves of up to 16 feet rose up from Lake Michigan and battered the shoreline of Chicago, Illinois, on Wednesday, September 22, according to the National Weather Service.

Frank Pavone uploaded this footage showing the scene, saying, “Surf’s up, Chicago.”

The weather service warned of flooding along Lake Michigan and wind gusts up to 45 mph. Credit: Frank Pavone/Virtual Vista via Storyful

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