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Be Weather Aware today! Take cover if threatening weather approaches. This is a weather model depiction showing a forecast of strong to severe thunderstorms across much of northern New York and Vermont this afternoon and evening. The main weather threats will be strong winds, hail, heavy downpours, and frequent lightning. In addition, Heat Index values will be in the lower to mid 90s across portions of the Champlain and Connecticut River Valleys during the mid to late afternoon hours. It will be hot and humid today as well. If you are on Lake Champlain, south winds will increase to 15 to 25 knots and as high as 30 this afternoon. Waves out in the middle of the lake could reach as high as 3 to 5 feet.