By Maxine Shen For Dailymail.com
Published: 01:55 BST, 4 August 2020 | Updated: 15:06 BST, 4 August 2020
Michigan's National Weather Service is warning that Lake Michigan's beach water temperatures are 'dangerously cold' despite the summer weather.
On Monday afternoon, NWS Grand Rapids
an alert that 'Cold water temps at Lake Michigan are expected over the next few days.'
8/3/2020 12:55 PM : Cold water temps at Lake Michigan are expected over the next few days. The northerly flow will actually pull water away from the shore which causes upwelling along the coast. That will drop beach water temperatures dangerously cold. #miwx #wmiwx #GreatLakes pic.twitter.com/JPhSTA37xe— NWS Grand Rapids (@NWSGrandRapids) August 3, 2020
The tweet noted that water temperatures along the shore would be between the 40s and low 50s degrees Fahrenheit.
The National Weather Service Grand Rapids tweeted out the cold water warning for Lake Michigan Monday afternoon, stating shore water will be 'dangerously cold'
Submersion in water at those temperatures can be lethal, the weather service noted, stating that one minute of exposure could