Friday’s weather: Temps dip for the weekend, plus Old Farmers vs. NOAA for your winter forecast

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Friday’s Weather

One more warm day with highs around 70. Mostly dry but much cooler this weekend with highs in the 50s.

Old Farmers v. NOAA

NOAA’s Winter Outlook is just the opposite of the Old Farmer’s Almanac!!
Old Farmer’s Almanac winter outlook
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NOAA’s winter outlook
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winteroutlook seasonal precipitation 2021 700

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5-Day Outlook Oct. 22 – Oct. 26

Today: Mostly sunny & nice High 70 Winds: WSW 10-15 mph
Tonight: Partly cloudy Low 44 Winds: NW 5-10 mph
Saturday: Mostly cloudy & cooler High 57 Winds: NW 5-10 mph
Saturday night: Partly cloudy Low 39 Winds: Light & Variable
Sunday: Mostly sunny & cool with a chilly breeze High 56 Winds: WNW 5-15 mph
Sunday night: Partly cloudy and chilly Low 42 Winds: WNW 5-10 mph
Monday: Some sun & clouds but cool High 53 Winds: NW 5-10 mph
Monday night: Clear to partly cloudy Low 41 Winds: Light & Variable
Tuesday: Mostly cloudy & cool High 55 Winds: NE 5-10 mph
Tuesday night: Partly cloud with some frost possible Low 34 Winds: NE 5-10 mph

Weather Patterns We’re Watching

Next week a storm should stay to our south. It will be followed by a spooky storm moving in for Halloween weekend with rain & wind.

Forecast for the White Mountains

  • Summits above 4,000 feet in Northern New Hampshire. Today: Summits obscured in the morning, then summits in and out of clouds. Rain showers likely in the morning, then a chance of rain showers in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s…except in the lower 40s at elevations above 5000 feet.
  • Elevations between 2,500 and 4,000 feet in Northern New Hampshire. Today: Cloudy. A chance of showers in the morning. Highs in the lower 50s. West winds 15 to 25 mph. Chance of rain 50 percent.

Click Here for NH’s interactive Peak Foliage Map

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About this Author

Rick Gordon

Rick is a native of Red Hill, PA, and is a former Chief Meteorologist at WMUR-TV. He currently teaches ninth-grade physical science at Central High School. His past adventures in weather-watching include a stint as on-air meteorologist for WSEE in Erie, PA; meteorologist with D&M Weather Services in Pittsburgh, PA; AccuWeather in State College, PA; and weather guy for KDKA radio in Pittsburgh. He studied meteorology at Millersville University in Lancaster, PA (aka God’s Country) and currently lives in Wells Beach, Maine.