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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
320 PM EDT WED MAY 12 2010

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET.
.THURSDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...DECREASING TO AROUND 5 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET...SUBSIDING TO LESS THAN 1 FOOT IN
THE AFTERNOON. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH AT 10 TO
20 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES LESS THAN 1 FOOT...BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. VISIBILITY
GENERALLY UNRESTRICTED.
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET...SUBSIDING
TO AROUND 1 FOOT IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY 3 TO 5 MILES.

THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN LAKE LEVEL AT THE KING STREET FERRY DOCK IN BURLINGTON
WAS 98.19 FEET...AND THE WATER TEMPERATURE WAS 45 DEGREES.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR THURSDAY WILL BE A 6. THIS IS IN THE HIGH
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 THE NORTHERN ADIRONDACKS OF NEW YORK AND
THE SOUTHERN GREEN MOUNTAINS OF VERMONT...

.TONIGHT...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO
25 MPH. 
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. NORTH WINDS 10 TO 25
MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN SUMMITS BECOMING
OBSCURED IN CLOUDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS AROUND 40. SOUTHWEST
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH AT 15 TO 30 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS. SHOWERS...MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH.

.THE HIGHER SUMMITS FORECAST FOR THE NORTHERN GREEN MOUNTAINS OF
VERMONT...

.TONIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. 
.THURSDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO
25 MPH. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING CLOUDY
WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. NEAR STEADY TEMPERATURES
IN THE LOWER 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS
AROUND 50. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 

$$

LAHIFF

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