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Special Weather Statement
		
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Special Weather Statement issued May 30 at 3:02AM EDT by NWS
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National Weather Service Cold Water Safety Message...
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Please check with state and local authorities regarding guidelines for allowed activities...
 * The warm air temperatures today in the 70s and lower 80s may 
cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water temperatures which are currently 
only in the mid 50s across Sebago Lake and Lake
Special Weather Statement
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...National Weather Service Cold Water Safety Message...
...Please check with state and local authorities regarding
guidelines for allowed activities...
* The warm air temperatures today in the 70s and lower 80s may cause
people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water temperatures
which are currently only in the mid 50s across Sebago Lake and Lake
Winnipesaukee, and in the mid and upper 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!
		
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