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:Sun, 16-May-2021 3:30am EDT
Effective:Sun, 16-May-2021 3:30am EDT
Expires:Sun, 16-May-2021 8:00pm 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...
...please check with state and local authorities regarding guidelines for allowed activities...
* the warm air temperatures this weekend in the lower 70s 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 lower 50s in the regions smaller lakes and rivers.
* 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 jacket!
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