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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
345 AM EDT WED MAY 8 2013

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TODAY...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. A 
CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY SOUTH. VISIBILITY
GENERALLY UNRESTRICTED.
.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
VISIBILITY GENERALLY UNRESTRICTED.
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY
GENERALLY UNRESTRICTED...THOUGH LOCALLY AROUND 5 MILES IN HEAVIER
SHOWERS.

LATEST LEVEL AND TEMPERATURE DATA FROM AROUND LAKE CHAMPLAIN
                                LEVEL           TEMPERATURE
USGS GAGE AT ROUSES POINT NY    96.85 FEET
USGS GAGE AT BURLINGTON VT      96.86 FEET      50 DEGREES
KING STREET FERRY DOCK          96.87 FEET      50 DEGREES
COLCHESTER REEF                                 44 DEGREES
DIAMOND ISLAND                                  50 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...SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS BY LATE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE 60S. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...CLOUDY UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN SUMMITS IN AND OUT OF
CLOUDS. SHOWERS LIKELY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL
MIDNIGHT. LOWS 45 TO 50. SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH.
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS LIKELY...ESPECIALLY IN THE
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
15 MPH.

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

.TODAY...PARTLY SUNNY THIS MORNING...THEN CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 60S. SOUTH
WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 15 TO 30 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SUMMITS BECOMING OBSCURED IN CLOUDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL MIDNIGHT. LOWS AROUND 50.
SOUTHEAST WINDS 25 TO 35 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 30 MPH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THURSDAY...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS IN THE MORNING...THEN
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15
MPH...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$

JMG

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