Monday’s weather: Sunny with cooler temps, dipping down to 40 tonight

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Monday’s Weather

An upper-level low will bring cool temperatures for today and tomorrow with highs in the 50s. The chilliest night of the season tonight with a low of 40, some upper 30s in the valleys.

5-Day Outlook Oct. 18 – Oct. 22

Today: Mix sun & clouds with a chilly breeze High 57 Winds: NW 10-15+ mph
Tonight: Clear & chilly (chilliest night of the season so far) Low 40 Winds: WNW 5-10 mph
Tuesday: Mostly sunny and cool with a chilly wind High 59 Winds: WNW 10-15+ mph
Tuesday night: Mostly Clear & chilly Low 47 Winds: W 5-10 mph
Wednesday: Partly to mostly sunny and warmer High 68 Winds: WNW 5-10 mph
Wednesday night: Clear & chilly Low 48 Winds: Light & Variable
Thursday: Partly sunny; nice & warmer High 71 Winds: SSW 5-10 mph
Thursday night: Partly cloudy & mild; showers late Low 54 Winds: SSW 5-10 mph
Friday: Mix sun & clouds after a morning shower High 63 Winds: WNW 10-15 mph
Friday night: Partly cloudy Low 41 Winds: NW 6-10 mph

Weather Patterns We’re Watching

Warming into the lower 70s by Thursday.

Forecast for the White Mountains

  • Summits above 4,000 feet in Northern New Hampshire. Today: Summits obscured. A chance of rain showers or snow showers in the morning. Highs in the mid-30s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph, except northwest 25 to 35 mph at elevations above 5000 feet. Chance of precipitation 30 percent. Wind chill values as low as 9 above.
  • Elevations between 2,500 and 4,000 feet in Northern New Hampshire. Today: Cloudy. A chance of rain showers in the morning. Highs in the lower 40s. Northwest winds 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.

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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.