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WWUS81 KBTV 100711  
SPSBTV  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT  
311 AM EDT SAT APR 10 2021  
 
NYZ026>031-034-035-087-VTZ001>012-016>019-102215-  
NORTHERN ST. LAWRENCE-NORTHERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CLINTON-  
SOUTHEASTERN ST. LAWRENCE-SOUTHERN FRANKLIN-WESTERN CLINTON-  
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-SOUTHWESTERN ST. LAWRENCE-GRAND ISLE-  
WESTERN FRANKLIN-ORLEANS-ESSEX-WESTERN  
CHITTENDEN-LAMOILLE-CALEDONIA-  
WASHINGTON-WESTERN ADDISON-ORANGE-WESTERN RUTLAND-WINDSOR-  
EASTERN FRANKLIN-EASTERN CHITTENDEN-EASTERN ADDISON-EASTERN RUTLAND-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MASSENA, MALONE, PLATTSBURGH, STAR LAKE,  
SARANAC LAKE, TUPPER LAKE, DANNEMORA, LAKE PLACID, PORT HENRY,  
TICONDEROGA, OGDENSBURG, POTSDAM, GOUVERNEUR, ALBURGH, SOUTH HERO,  
ST. ALBANS, NEWPORT, ISLAND POND, BURLINGTON, JOHNSON, STOWE,  
ST. JOHNSBURY, MONTPELIER, MIDDLEBURY, VERGENNES, BRADFORD,  
RANDOLPH, RUTLAND, SPRINGFIELD, WHITE RIVER JUNCTION,  
ENOSBURG FALLS, RICHFORD, UNDERHILL, BRISTOL, RIPTON,  
EAST WALLINGFORD, AND KILLINGTON  
311 AM EDT SAT APR 10 2021  
   
..NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLD WATER SAFETY MESSAGE
 
 
...PLEASE CHECK WITH STATE AND LOCAL AUTHORITIES REGARDING  
GUIDELINES FOR ALLOWED ACTIVITIES...  
 
* VERY WARM AIR TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S ARE EXPECTED  
TODAY. THIS MAY CAUSE PEOPLE TO UNDERESTIMATE THE DANGERS OF THE  
COLD WATER TEMPERATURES WHICH ARE CURRENTLY ONLY IN THE LOWER 40S  
ACROSS LAKE CHAMPLAIN, AND IN THE UPPER 30S TO LOWER 40S IN THE  
REGIONS SMALLER LAKES AND RIVERS.  
 
* COLD WATER TEMPERATURES CAN QUICKLY CAUSE HYPOTHERMIA TO ANYONE  
IMMERSED IN THE WATER. ACCORDING TO THE US COAST GUARD, WHEN THE  
WATER TEMPERATURES ARE BELOW 50 DEGREES, THE CHANCE OF IMMEDIATE  
INCAPACITATION DUE TO COLD SHOCK IS EXTREMELY HIGH. ANYONE ON SMALL  
BOATS, CANOES OR KAYAKS SHOULD PLAN ACCORDINGLY IF RECREATING THIS  
WEEKEND AND USE EXTREME CAUTION TO AVOID THIS THREAT. PADDLE SMART  
FROM THE START AND ALWAYS WEAR YOUR LIFE JACKET!  
 

 
 
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