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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
258 AM EDT FRI APR 20 2012

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VISIBILITY GENERALLY UNRESTRICTED.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FEET. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS...MAINLY AFTER MIDNIGHT. VISIBILITY GENERALLY
UNRESTRICTED.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. SHOWERS LIKELY. VISIBILITY 3 TO 5 MILES. 

THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN LAKE LEVEL AT THE KING STREET FERRY DOCK IN BURLINGTON
WAS 96.10 FEET...AND THE WATER TEMPERATURE WAS 39 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 AND
THE NORTHERN GREEN MOUNTAINS OF VERMONT...

.TODAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. 
.TONIGHT...CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTH WINDS
15 TO 30 MPH...INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SATURDAY...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS WITH SHOWERS LIKELY. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH...DECREASING TO 10 TO
25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

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

.TODAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. 
.TONIGHT...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE
MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH. 
.SATURDAY...CLOUDY IN THE MORNING...THEN SUMMITS BECOMING OBSCURED
IN CLOUDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS AROUND 60. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH...
DECREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. 

$$

LAHIFF

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