Merrimack Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 3:21 AM EDT Jun. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... National Weather Service cold water safety message...

* the mild air temperatures today in the 70s may cause people to
underestimate the dangers of the cold water. Water temperatures
which are currently only in the upper 60s across Sebago Lake and
Lake Winnipesaukee, as well as many of the inland smaller lakes and
rivers.

* The cold water temperatures can quickly cause hypothermia to
anyone immersed in the water. Even when the water temperature is
below 70 degrees, hypothermia and loss of dexterity can occur in
45 minutes or less. 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!



321 am EDT Fri Jun 22 2018

... National Weather Service cold water safety message...

* the mild air temperatures today in the 70s may cause people to
underestimate the dangers of the cold water. Water temperatures
which are currently only in the upper 60s across Sebago Lake and
Lake Winnipesaukee, as well as many of the inland smaller lakes and
rivers.

* The cold water temperatures can quickly cause hypothermia to
anyone immersed in the water. Even when the water temperature is
below 70 degrees, hypothermia and loss of dexterity can occur in
45 minutes or less. 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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