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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
354 PM EDT SAT MAY 8 2010

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST 15 TO 25KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A THUNDERSTORM.
VISIBILITY 3 TO 5 MILES.
.SUNDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 2 TO 3 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY GENERALLY UNRESTRICTED. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. 
.MONDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. 

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 98.37 FEET...AND THE WATER TEMPERATURE WAS 47 DEGREES.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR SUNDAY WILL BE A 2. THIS IS IN THE LOW
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...CLOUDY. RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN
SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER TEENS. WEST
WINDS 40 TO 55 MPH. WIND CHILL VALUES AROUND ZERO AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 20S.
NORTHWEST WINDS 35 TO 50 MPH. WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS
ABOVE ZERO. 
.SUNDAY NIGHT...MOSTLY CLOUDY UNTIL MIDNIGHT THEN CLEARING. LOWS IN
THE UPPER TEENS. NORTHWEST WINDS 40 TO 50 MPH...DECREASING TO 30 TO
45 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE
ZERO. 
.MONDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO
40 MPH. WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO IN THE
MORNING. 

$$

NH

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