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Wed, 3 Aug 2011 21:31:53 -0400
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Thanks Scott and Jason. This is some really neat info!

LA

Acting Chair
Geography Department

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  	Lesley-Ann L. Dupigny-Giroux, Ph.D.
      Associate Professor & VT State Climatologist
  		University of Vermont
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On Wed, 3 Aug 2011, Scott Whittier wrote:

> As you all know...what a difference a few days, weeks 
> and months have made on the lake level.
>
> As of midday today at the King Street Ferry Dock we 
> were at 96.02 feet, more than 7 feet below our peak 
> level of 103.20 feet on May 6th. Our lowest point in 
> 2011 was 95.70 feet on March 5th.
>
> Thus we've seen the lake jump 7.5 feet from March 5th 
> to May 6th then drop 7.18 feet from May 6th to August 
> 3rd...AMAZING!!!
>
>
>
> So, looking back at our database (Special thanks to 
> Jason Neilson here at NWS BTV), here are our top 
> yearly lake level differentials (Low to High)
>
> 1)8.21 feetin 1933
>
> 2)7.77 feetin 1939
>
> 3)7.70 feetin 1913
>
> 4)7.66 feetin 1909
>
> 5)7.58 feetin 1936
>
> *6)  7.50 feet  in 2011**
>
> In order to add to this figure for 2011, the lake 
> level must fall below 95.70 feet.
>
> Historically, the lake level recedes another foot 
> between NOW and mid-Autumn, so there's a good 
> possibility as long as we don't see above normal 
> rainfall.
>
> Enjoy and any questions on this data, please check 
> with Jason - [log in to unmask] or myself.
>
> Scott
>
> -- 
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> Scott L. Whittier
> Warning Coordination Meteorologist
>
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> 1200 Airport Drive
> S. Burlington VT 05403-6028
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> Atmospheric Administration.
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