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This weather information is for the following areas in the Adirondacks:
-Saranac Lake which is central to most summer treks and winter adventures including ice climbing
-Lake Champlain (summer) which is representative of larger lake conditions in the Adirondacks.
-Mountain summit information (winter) which provides wind and temperatures for elevations in NY and VT.
-Summit Base in Brant Lake, NY.

 


Current Conditions at Saranac Lake
Temperature: 5.0 F
Dew Point: -6.0 F
Barometer: 29.96 Inches
WindDir : NNE
Wind Speed: 9.2 mph
Conditions: Light Snow,20,2015-01-27 22:51:00

Observed: 5:51:00 PM

Forecast for Saranac Lake
Forecast is not available

 


Forecast for Lake Champlain and NY and VT mountains
Mountain summit forecasts replace lake forecasts during winter season. Ice climbing occurs at 2000 foot elevation.

RECREATIONAL FORECAST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
328 PM EST TUE JAN 27 2015

.THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN FORECAST...

.TONIGHT...NORTH WINDS 25 TO 35 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 20 TO 30 KNOTS
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET. SNOW LIKELY AND AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW AND AREAS OF
BLOWING SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. VISIBILITY 1 MILE OR LESS.
.WEDNESDAY...NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 KNOTS...DECREASING TO 10 TO
20 KNOTS IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 3 TO 5 FEET...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO
3 FEET IN THE AFTERNOON. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 KNOTS...BECOMING SOUTH
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WAVES 1 FOOT OR LESS. 
.THURSDAY...SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 KNOTS...INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KNOTS
IN THE AFTERNOON. WAVES 1 TO 2 FEET...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FEET IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. VISIBILITY 3 TO
5 MILES IN THE AFTERNOON. 

WAVE HEIGHTS ARE FOR ICE FREE AREAS.

THE ULTRAVIOLET INDEX FOR WEDNESDAY WILL BE A 1. THIS IS IN THE LOW
CATEGORY.

LATEST LEVEL AND TEMPERATURE DATA FROM AROUND LAKE CHAMPLAIN
                                LEVEL           TEMPERATURE
USGS GAGE AT ROUSES POINT NY    95.51 FEET
USGS GAGE AT BURLINGTON VT      95.73 FEET      33 DEGREES
KING STREET FERRY DOCK          95.68 FEET      35 DEGREES
COLCHESTER REEF                                 35 DEGREES
DIAMOND ISLAND                                  33 DEGREES

&&

.THE HIGHER SUMMITS FORECAST FOR VERMONT AND NORTHERN NEW YORK...

.TONIGHT...SUMMITS OBSCURED IN CLOUDS. A CHANCE OF SNOW UNTIL
MIDNIGHT...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. LOWS IN THE
SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO. NORTH WINDS 35 TO 50 MPH. WIND CHILL
VALUES IN THE LOWER 30S BELOW ZERO. 
.WEDNESDAY...CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN CLEARING. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
TEENS. NORTH WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH. WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE LOWER 30S
BELOW ZERO IN THE MORNING. 
.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...CLEAR UNTIL MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING PARTLY
CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 10 ABOVE. NORTH WINDS 20 TO 35 MPH...BECOMING
NORTHWEST 5 TO 20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE
SINGLE DIGITS BELOW ZERO. 
.THURSDAY...CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 20S. SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH...INCREASING TO SOUTH 35 TO
50 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND CHILL VALUES IN THE SINGLE DIGITS
BELOW ZERO. 

 


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