It’s still good swimming weather with a heat index in the upper 90s, but you might have to search for a safe place to swim. Many municipal pools have closed for the season and a lot of local beaches no longer have lifeguards.
Zebra mussels are quickly becoming a water hazard you need to look out for in several state lakes.
Two dozen people have died in Minnesota water accidents so far this year – five recently. That compares with 14 by the same time last year.