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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
321 PM EDT MON MAY 7 2012

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.A LAKE WIND ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH 20 TO 30
KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FEET
AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF RAIN. VISIBILITY AROUND 5 MILES...
DECREASING TO 2 TO 4 MILES AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUESDAY...SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. RAIN. VISIBILITY 2 TO 4
MILES.
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 2 TO 4 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY WITH POSSIBLE DRIZZLE AND FOG UNTIL
MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH POSSIBLE DRIZZLE AND FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT. VISIBILITY 1 MILE OR LESS. 
.WEDNESDAY...SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS...SUBSIDING TO NEARLY CALM IN
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VISIBILITY GENERALLY
UNRESTRICTED.

THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN LAKE LEVEL AT THE KING STREET FERRY DOCK IN BURLINGTON
WAS 96.68 FEET...AND THE WATER TEMPERATURE WAS 40 DEGREES.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR TUESDAY WILL BE A 1. 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...PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF RAIN UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 30S. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.TUESDAY...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS. RAIN. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S.
SOUTH WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH. 
.TUESDAY NIGHT...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN SUMMITS
BECOMING IN AND OUT OF CLOUDS. RAIN LIKELY AND AREAS OF
DRIZZLE UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND AREAS OF
DRIZZLE AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO
35 MPH...DECREASING TO 15 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. 

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