Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Caledonia (VTZ007) Vermont Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Special Weather Statement Special Weather Statement - Caledonia (Vermont)


Updated:Sat, 25-May-2019 4:22am EDT
Effective:Sat, 25-May-2019 2:12pm EDT
Expires:Sat, 25-May-2019 4:30pm EDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Observed
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Caledonia; Eastern Addison; Eastern Chittenden; Eastern Franklin; Eastern Rutland; Essex; Grand Isle; Lamoille; Orange; Orleans; Washington; Western Addison; Western Chittenden; Western Franklin; Western Rutland; Windsor
 
Message summary: ...national weather service cold water safety message...
* the warm air temperatures this weekend...around 70 today and in the 70s on sunday...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 50s 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 this weekend with gusts in the 20 to 25 mph range from the south. If boating on large bodies of water, these winds can increase the likelihood of overturning your boat, canoe or kayak due to increased wave heights.
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