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Red flag warning issued for Park Point

(file / News Tribune)

The Duluth Fire Department has issued a warning for dangerous swimming conditions at Park Point beaches due to a high risk of rip currents.

The red flag warning, in effect until 10 a.m. Wednesday, means that wind and wave conditions can support rip currents, which are life-threatening to anyone entering the water, according to the fire department. The department is cautioning people to stay out of the water regardless of swimming experience.