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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
332 PM EDT WED MAY 2 2012

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TONIGHT...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 5 TO 15
MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. 
.THURSDAY NIGHT...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS. WAVES NEARLY CALM. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.FRIDAY...SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS...BECOMING 5 TO 10 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES NEARLY CALM. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE MORNING. 

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 96.62 FEET...AND THE WATER TEMPERATURE WAS 39 DEGREES.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR THURSDAY WILL BE A 4. THIS IS IN THE MODERATE
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. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN
THE UPPER 40S. SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 25 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...
BECOMING SOUTH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRIDAY...SUMMITS IN AND OUT OF CLOUDS IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY...MAINLY IN THE
MORNING. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15
MPH...INCREASING TO 10 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

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