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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
342 AM EDT SUN MAY 8 2016

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TODAY...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING
NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. SHOWERS DEVELOPING
AROUND SUNRISE... ENDING BY EARLY AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY 3 TO 5
MILES IN RAIN...OTHERWISE GENERALLY UNRESTRICTED.
.TONIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST AT 5 TO
15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
2 FEET AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VISIBILITY
GENERALLY UNRESTRICTED. 
.MONDAY...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTHWEST AT 15 TO
25 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET...BUILDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. 

LATEST LEVEL AND TEMPERATURE DATA FROM AROUND LAKE CHAMPLAIN
                                LEVEL           TEMPERATURE
USGS GAGE AT ROUSES POINT NY    97.13 FEET
USGS GAGE AT BURLINGTON VT      97.06 FEET      47 DEGREES
KING STREET FERRY DOCK          97.15 FEET      42 DEGREES
USGS GAGE AT PORT HENRY NY      97.13 FEET
COLCHESTER REEF                                 43 DEGREES
DIAMOND ISLAND                                  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 THE NORTHERN ADIRONDACKS OF NEW YORK...

.TODAY...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
PARTLY SUNNY. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER
40S. WEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST AT 25 TO 35 MPH
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SUMMITS IN AND OUT OF CLOUDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW
SHOWERS...MAINLY UNTIL MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S.
WEST WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH. WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE LOWER TEENS.
.MONDAY...SUMMITS IN AND OUT OF CLOUDS IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER 40S. WEST
WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH.

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

.TODAY...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOW TO MID 40S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 20 TO
30 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...PARTLY CLOUDY UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN SUMMITS BECOMING IN
AND OUT OF CLOUDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL MIDNIGHT...
THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 20S TO LOWER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH.
.MONDAY...SUMMITS IN AND OUT OF CLOUDS IN THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER 40S. WEST
WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH.

$$

LAHIFF

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