Gale force winds blast northern Great Lakes
Gale warnings on the northern Great Lakes are in effect until late tonight, according to the National Weather Service.
Strong winds from the southeast will cause gusts that may exceed 40 miles per hour on the northern coast of Lake Michigan.
Most of Lake Superior is also under gale force winds advisory.
The National Weather Service expects waves up to 19 feet.
They say there is an increased threat of lakeshore flooding in coastal areas throughout the weekend.