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SXUS41 KBTV 261831  
RECBTV  
NYZ028>031-034-035-VTZ001>012-016>019-270930-  
 
RECREATIONAL FORECAST  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT  
231 PM EDT THU APR 26 2018  
   
THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS UNTIL MIDNIGHT. VISIBILITY GENERALLY  
UNRESTRICTED.    
FRIDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 KNOTS, INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KNOTS  
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES AROUND 1 FOOT, BUILDING TO 1 TO 2 FEET IN  
THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY 3  
TO 5 MILES IN SHOWERS.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET,  
SUBSIDING TO AROUND 1 FOOT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL  
MIDNIGHT, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. VISIBILITY 3 TO  
5 MILES.    
SATURDAY
 
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 
THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR FRIDAY WILL BE A 3. THIS IS IN THE MODERATE  
CATEGORY.  
 
LATEST LEVEL AND TEMPERATURE DATA FROM AROUND LAKE CHAMPLAIN  
LEVEL TEMPERATURE  
USGS GAGE AT ROUSES POINT NY 98.35 FEET  
USGS GAGE AT BURLINGTON VT 98.43 FEET 38 DEGREES  
KING STREET FERRY DOCK 98.24 FEET 38 DEGREES  
USGS GAGE AT PORT HENRY NY 98.44 FEET  
COLCHESTER REEF MISSING  
DIAMOND ISLAND 37 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...  
   
TONIGHT
 
SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS UNTIL MIDNIGHT, THEN BECOMING  
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL MIDNIGHT. NEAR  
STEADY TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 30S. NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH,  
BECOMING WEST 10 TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.    
FRIDAY
 
PARTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING CLOUDY. A  
CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S.  
SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SUMMITS IN AND OUT OF CLOUDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING,  
THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S.  
SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
   
THE HIGHER SUMMITS FORECAST FOR THE GREEN MOUNTAINS OF VERMONT
 
 
   
TONIGHT
 
SUMMITS IN AND OUT OF CLOUDS UNTIL MIDNIGHT, THEN  
BECOMING CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL MIDNIGHT  
ACROSS THE NORTHERN GREENS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST WINDS 15  
TO 30 MPH.   
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 20 MPH.    
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS. SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS  
AROUND 40. SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLOUDY IN THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.  
 

 
 
NASH  
 
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