Burlington’s weather forecast for today, reported at 5:16 AM on Saturday, the 25th of May. Today, showers likely, mainly after 4pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, increasing clouds, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible. Then, Tonight, showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a chance of showers. Low around 57. South wind 13 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible. Sunday, a slight chance of showers before 11am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and 2pm, then a slight chance of showers after 2pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Next, Sunday Night, partly cloudy, with a low around 51. Sunrise today will be at 5:16 am and the sun will set at 8:23 pm.
There are 2 local weather hazards at the time of this report. Here are those local weather hazards.
Flood Statement. The Flood Warning continues for Lake Champlain. Affecting the Lake Champlain shoreline counties in New York. Clinton. Essex. Washington and in Vermont. Addison. Chittenden. Franklin. GrandIsle. Rutland. Precautionary/preparedness actions. Persons with interests in flood prone areas along Lake Champlain should take action to protect their property. The combination of wind and wave action will enhance flood effects on windward facing shores, and may cause additional damage to shoreline roads and low lying areas. Nyc019-031-115-vtc001-007-011-013-021-251635- /o. Kbtv. T0000z-000000t0000z/ /roun6. T1115z. T0915z. T0000z. NO/ 1136 AM Eastern Daylight Time Fri May 24 2019. The Flood Warning continues for The Lake Champlain At Rouses Point. At 11:00 AM Friday the stage was 100. feet. Flood stage is 100. feet. Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast. Forecast. The lake level will continue rising to near 100. feet by Friday evening then begin falling. Impact. At 100. 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. Lon 4501 7347 4501 7306 4361 7328 4360 7348.
Special Weather Statement. 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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