Eastern Essex Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flood Warning
Issued: 2:12 PM EDT May. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service

The Flood Warning continues for
the Lake Champlain at Rouses Point.
* At 1:00 PM Saturday the stage was 100.1 feet.
* Flood stage is 100.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast... the lake level will remain near 100.1 feet
* impact... at 100.0 feet... water begins to enter some lake front
properties. Water also begins to threaten low lying roads, piers,
and docks. Wave action can compound flooding on windward facing
shorelines. Water will threaten the Burlington Waterfront at
Perkins pier and the King Street Ferry dock.


Lat... Lon 4501 7347 4501 7306 4361 7328 4360 7348



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Special Statement
Issued: 3:58 AM EDT May. 26, 2019 – National Weather Service

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

* the warm air temperatures today in the mid 70s may cause people to
underestimate the dangers of the cold water temperatures which are
currently only in the upper 40s across Lake Champlain, and in the
lower 70s in the regions smaller lakes and rivers.

* The 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!

* Gusty winds are also expected today with gusts up to 23 mph from
the west. If boating on large bodies of water, these gusty winds
can increase the likelihood of overturning your boat, canoe or
kayak due to increased wave heights.




358 am EDT sun may 26 2019

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

* the warm air temperatures today in the mid 70s may cause people to
underestimate the dangers of the cold water temperatures which are
currently only in the upper 40s across Lake Champlain, and in the
lower 70s in the regions smaller lakes and rivers.

* The 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!

* Gusty winds are also expected today with gusts up to 23 mph from
the west. If boating on large bodies of water, these gusty winds
can increase the likelihood of overturning your boat, canoe or
kayak due to increased wave heights.