A foot or more of snow: Winter Storm Watch in effect Wednesday into Thursday

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Green zone = snow. Map/Weather Underground

MANCHESTER, NH – It ain’t over ’til it’s over, and that goes for winter in New Hampshire.

The National Weather Service says another strong low-pressure system is forecast to develop south of New England and move into the Gulf of Maine on the evening of Wednesday March 7 into Thursday. While subtle changes to the storm track and snow amounts are expected, there is growing confidence that a large part of New Hampshire and western Maine will see 12-18 inches of snowfall.

A Winter Storm Watch remains in effect from Wednesday afternoon through Thursday evening.

Weather graph via the Weather Underground.

What to expect:

  • Heavy snow possible. Travel will be very difficult to impossible, including during the morning commute on Thursday. Total snow accumulations of 12-18 inches are possible, with as much as 20 inches inland of the Seacoast.
  • Snow will cover New Hampshire and western Maine.
  • Snow will begin Wednesday afternoon and continue throughThursday evening.
  • Expect snow-covered and slippery roads, and significant reductions in visibility.
  • A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts via the National Weather Service, Gray, Maine outpost.
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