Waves crash along the bike path wall at Chicago's North Ave. beach as wind gusts of up to 50 mph and wave up to 55 feet are expected Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011. The National Weather Service issued flood... more 
Waves crash along the bike path wall at Chicago's North Ave. beach as wind gusts of up to 50 mph and wave up to 55 feet are expected Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011. The National Weather Service issued flood warnings for Wednesday predicting large and battering waves through Thursday morning. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Charles Rex Arbogast
Wed, Oct 19, 2011 5:26 PM EDT