(CBS DETROIT) – For those taking advantage of the summer heat, be mindful when heading to the beach.
Cities along Lake Michigan want everyone to heed water conditions and any warnings.READ MORE: 'Our Pure Michigan Summer Is Back,' Whitmer Officially Announces Mask Mandate, Some COVID Restrictions Lifted
This comes as many local departments report a shortage in lifeguards.READ MORE: Whitmer Announces Plan To Expand Tuition-Free College To 22,000 Additional Michiganders
Lake Michigan also saw a rise in drownings last year.MORE NEWS: July 4 Celebrations: Here's A List Of Fireworks Shows Happening In Metro Detroit
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