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City provides tips during hot temperatures

The National Weather Service is forecasting an extended period of hot temperatures and high humidity beginning Thursday July 9 through at least Friday July 10. A Heat Advisory has been issued for today and one is likely on Friday. These conditions may pose a health danger to the public, especially young children and elderly adults. Please pay special attention to the following information. READ MORE
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Drought status: NHDES calls for water conservation and restraint due to abnormally dry conditions

According to the weekly U.S. Drought Monitor released June 18, the entire state of New Hampshire has been categorized as abnormally dry. Over the last 60 days, the state has received significantly less than normal precipitation. The majority of the northern half of the state including Belknap, Grafton, Carrol, and Coos counties have received 25 to 50 percent less precipitation than normal. READ MORE