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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
410 AM EDT FRI MAY 4 2012

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN
THE AFTERNOON. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY 3 TO 5 MILES...BECOMING GENERALLY
UNRESTRICTED IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. VISIBILITY GENERALLY UNRESTRICTED. 
.SATURDAY...NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 3 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 96.60 FEET...AND THE WATER TEMPERATURE WAS 40 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 VERMONT AND NORTHERN NEW YORK...

.TODAY...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
CLOUDY. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. WEST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH...
DECREASING TO 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.TONIGHT...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
MIDNIGHT...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 25 MPH...BECOMING NORTH
20 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. 
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN CLEARING. HIGHS IN THE
MID 40S. NORTH WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH...DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON. 

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