Rip currents: sensors and sensibility
Rip currents claim more lives on the Great Lakes every year than tornados, lightning or floods. That's according to the UW-Madison professor who's installed an underwater wave pressure sensor along Park Point beach to help detect the deadly currents.
For more information on rip currents, you can check out the National Weather Service's Rip Currents Safety Page.
More information about Park Point beach conditions can be found here.