High-wind watch in effect starting Christmas Eve followed by warm-up and snowmelt

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Five-day Weather Outlook, Dec. 24-28


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Weather Alert

HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING

Southeast winds 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 55 mph possible. Damaging winds could blow down trees and power lines. Widespread power outages are possible. Flood watch in effect from late Thursday night through Saturday morning. Unseasonably warm and humid conditions, plus the rainfall, will contribute to significant and widespread snowmelt which may release an additional 1 to 2 inches of water.



Outlook for Dec. 24

No problems today, so check your list twice for tonight!

1. Snow off roof?

2. Drainage and drop basins cleared?

3. Charge your electric devices!

Want to be an Inklink Weather Spotter?

Rick Gordon could use your help. If you are interested in becoming a local weather spotter (all locations around NH) contact Rick at gordonwx@comcast.net and he’ll walk you through the process!


Five-Day Outlook

Thursday: Mostly Cloudy & milder, gusty breeze High 50 Winds: S 10-15+ mph
Christmas Eve: Periods of rain, foggy, and very windy Low 48 Winds: SSE 25-30+ mph (Winds gusting past 55 mph overnight could cause power outages!)
Christmas: Rainy & windy in the morning high of 57 with temps falling in the afternoon Winds: S 15-20+ (rainfall and snowmelt can lead to flooding)
Friday night: Clearing and much colder (what out for water freezing) Low 26 Winds: SW 10-15 mph
Saturday: Mostly Sunny and much colder High 32 Winds: W 10-15 mph
Saturday night: Clear and cold Low 22 Winds: W 5-10 mph
Sunday: Mostly Sunny and cold High 35 Winds: W 5-10 mph
Sunday night: Some clouds and cold Low 23 Winds: light & variable
Monday: Mostly Sunny and not as cold High 39 Winds: W 5-10 mph
Monday night: Clouds late Low 26 Winds: light & variable

Weather Patterns We’re Watching

Periods of rain, foggy, and very windy Christmas Eve, so Santa – hold onto your hat. Very mild Christmas morning with some power outages likely. Rainfall and snowmelt can lead to flooding.


News You Can Use

Watch our snow melt below!!


About 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. Drop him a line at gordonwx@comcast.net .

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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. 

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