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RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
338 AM EDT MON MAY 9 2016

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TODAY...WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS
THIS AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TONIGHT...WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET.
.TUESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS...BECOMING NORTH IN THE
AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 FOOT OR LESS IN THE
AFTERNOON.

LATEST LEVEL AND TEMPERATURE DATA FROM AROUND LAKE CHAMPLAIN
                                LEVEL           TEMPERATURE
USGS GAGE AT ROUSES POINT NY    96.99 FEET
USGS GAGE AT BURLINGTON VT      97.04 FEET      45 DEGREES
KING STREET FERRY DOCK          97.14 FEET      43 DEGREES
USGS GAGE AT PORT HENRY NY      97.19 FEET
COLCHESTER REEF                                 41 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 VERMONT AND NORTHERN NEW YORK...

.TODAY...A MIX OF SUN AND CLOUDS WITH ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS THIS
AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS ABOVE ZERO THIS MORNING.
.TONIGHT...CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. NORTHWEST WINDS
25 TO 40 MPH. WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE LOWER TEENS.
.TUESDAY...SUNNY. HIGHS IN THE 40S. NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.

$$

LAHIFF

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