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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
331 PM EDT FRI MAY 13 2016

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TONIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS...BECOMING WEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THROUGH EARLY EVENING WITH VISIBILITY BRIEFLY
REDUCED TO AROUND 5 MILES.
.SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20
KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS, BUILDING TO 1 TO 2
FEET LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS BY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY GENERALLY
UNRESTRICTED.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
5 TO 15 KNOTS AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET...SUBSIDING TO
AROUND 1 FOOT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. VISIBILITY OCCASIONALLY REDUCED TO AROUND
5 MILES IN THE EVENING...BECOMING GENERALLY UNRESTRICTED AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUNDAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS IN
THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 3 FEET. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. VISIBILITY
GENERALLY UNRESTRICTED IN THE MORNING...THEN OCCASIONALLY REDUCED 
TO AROUND 5 MILES IN THE AFTERNOON.

WINDS AND WAVES MAY BE BRIEFLY HIGHER IN, AND IN THE VICINITY OF
THUNDERSTORMS.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR SATURDAY WILL BE A 7. THIS IS IN THE HIGH
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 UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS THIS EVENING. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 40S.
WEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH...INCREASING TO 25 TO 35 MPH AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 50S.
WEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO 25 MPH IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SATURDAY NIGHT...CLOUDY UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN SUMMITS BECOMING
OBSCURED IN CLOUDS. RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF
RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S TO
LOWER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH.
.SUNDAY...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW OR RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...
THEN RAIN OR SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN
THE 30S. WEST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH...DECREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON.

$$

JMG

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