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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
413 AM EDT SAT MAY 8 2010

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TODAY...WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AT 10 TO 15 KNOTS THIS MORNING...
THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 KNOTS THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO
2 FEET...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY. A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY GENERALLY
UNRESTRICTED.
.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST AND INCREASING
TO 25 TO 35 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET.
SHOWERS UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
VISIBILITY GENERALLY UNRESTRICTED.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VISIBILITY GENERALLY UNRESTRICTED. 

WINDS AND WAVES MAY BE LOCALLY HIGHER IN THE VICINITY OF THUNDERSTORMS.

THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN LAKE LEVEL AT THE KING STREET FERRY DOCK IN BURLINGTON
WAS 98.36 FEET...AND THE WATER TEMPERATURE WAS 47 DEGREES.

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...

.TODAY...SUMMITS IN AND OUT OF CLOUDS. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THIS MORNING...THEN
RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON.
HIGHS IN THE MID 40S. TEMPERATURES FALLING INTO THE MID 30S IN THE
AFTERNOON. SOUTHWEST WINDS 30 TO 45 MPH.
.TONIGHT...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN SUMMITS
BECOMING IN AND OUT OF CLOUDS. RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL
MIDNIGHT...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE
UPPER TEENS. WEST WINDS 40 TO 50 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 45 TO
60 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS
BELOW ZERO AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN SUMMITS BECOMING IN AND OUT
OF CLOUDS. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 40 TO 50 MPH. WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS
BELOW ZERO. 

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

.TODAY...SUMMITS IN AND OUT OF CLOUDS. OCCASIONAL RAIN SHOWERS AND A
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY
AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID
40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH.
.TONIGHT...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING
CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY OR A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS UNTIL
MIDNIGHT...THEN SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS AROUND
20. WEST WINDS 35 TO 50 MPH. WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE SINGLE
DIGITS ABOVE ZERO AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 35 TO 50 MPH...DECREASING TO 35 TO 40 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO.

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