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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
308 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2009

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN OPEN WATERS FORECAST...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT
OR LESS.
.SUNDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.SUNDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST AT 10
TO 20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.MONDAY...NORTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. 

THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN LAKE LEVEL AT THE KING STREET FERRY DOCK IN BURLINGTON
WAS 97.49 FEET...AND THE WATER TEMPERATURE WAS 40 DEGREES.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR SUNDAY WILL BE A 5. THIS IS IN THE MODERATE
CATEGORY.

EARLY IN THE BOATING SEASON...WATER TEMPERATURES ON RIVERS...PONDS AND
LAKES REMAIN RATHER COLD. IMMERSION IN COLD WATER CAN BE LIFE THREATENING
VERY QUICKLY DUE TO HYPOTHERMIA AND THE BODIES INABILITY TO WORK
EFFICIENTLY IN THE COLD WATER. THEREFORE...IT IS RECOMMENDED TO CONSIDER
POSTPONING SMALL CRAFT BOATING ACTIVITIES UNTIL WATER TEMPERATURES BECOME
WARMER. HOWEVER...IF YOU CHOOSE TO VENTURE OUT...WEAR ALL RECOMMENDED
COLD WATER PROTECTIVE GEAR...INCLUDING A LIFE JACKET...IN THE EVENT OF AN
ACCIDENT.

&&

.THE HIGHER SUMMITS FORECAST FOR VERMONT AND NORTHERN NEW YORK...

.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. WEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH. 
.SUNDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST WINDS 20 TO
25 MPH. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS
15 TO 30 MPH. 
.MONDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS 5 TO
15 MPH. 

$$

LAHIFF

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