Issue Date: 442 AM EDT Sun May 29 2022
...National Weather Service Cold Water Safety Message...
...Please check with state and local authorities regarding
guidelines for allowed activities...
* The warm air temperatures today in the mid 70s to around 80 may
cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water
temperatures which are currently only in the lower 50s across Lake
Champlain, and in the upper 50s in the region`s smaller lakes and
* The cold water temperatures can quickly cause hypothermia to
anyone immersed in the water. When the water temperature is below
60 degrees, the average submerged person could lose dexterity
within minutes and be unable to accomplish simple tasks. 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