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Special Statement

Statement as of 3:30 PM EDT on May 25, 2018

Expires 6:00 AM EDT on May 26, 2018


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

* high temperatures in the lower to mid 70s on Saturday may cause
people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water temperatures
which are currently only around 50 across Lake Champlain, and in
the upper 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 loose 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!

* Strong winds are also expected for Saturday with gusts up to 20 mph
from the north. If boating on large bodies of water, these strong
winds can increase the likelihood of overturning your boat, canoe
or kayak due to increased wave heights.


330 PM EDT Fri may 25 2018

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

* high temperatures in the lower to mid 70s on Saturday may cause
people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water temperatures
which are currently only around 50 across Lake Champlain, and in
the upper 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 loose 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!

* Strong winds are also expected for Saturday with gusts up to 20 mph
from the north. If boating on large bodies of water, these strong
winds can increase the likelihood of overturning your boat, canoe
or kayak due to increased wave heights.



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Rhode Island - Air Quality Alert
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