Monday’s weather: Sunny with some clouds, high of 90 as heat wave settles in for this week

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Monday’s Weather

As we start a new month increasing heat and humidity with the most oppressive days being Thursday and perhaps Friday.

5-Day Outlook Aug. 1-Aug. 5

Today (Aug. 1): Some sun & clouds, hot, and humid. High 90 Winds: SW 5-15 mph
Tonight: Mainly clear, warm, and humid. Low 68 Winds: S 5-10 mph
Tuesday: Hot & humid with some sun with a pop-up thunderstorm. High 91 Winds: WSW 10-15 mph
Tuesday night: Partly cloudy and humid. Low 68 Winds: NNW 5-10 mph
Wednesday: Some sun and slightly less humid. High 92 Winds: W 5-10 mph
Wednesday night: Partly cloudy with increasing humidity. Low 69 Winds: S 5-10 mph
Thursday: Very hot and muggy with some sun. High 99 Winds: SW 10-15 mph
Thursday night: Some clouds, very warm, and humid. Low 74 Winds: Light & Variable
Friday: Some sun and muggy with hit-or-miss thunderstorms. High 89 Winds: N 5-10 mph
Friday night: Cloudy and humid with spotty thunderstorms in the evening. Low E 5-10 mph

August weather outlook

Very warm and dry. Temperatures averaging above normal this month.

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Precipitation averaging below normal this month. off15 prcp 1 scaled

Weather Patterns We’re Watching

Increasing heat and humidity as the week progresses. Oppressive heat appears likely mid to late in the week.

The Great Outdoors Weather Report

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Summits above 4,000 feet in Northern New Hampshire Today:

Summits in and out of clouds. Highs in the lower 70s. Southwest winds 10 to 20 mph.

Elevations between 2,500 and 4,000 feet in Northern New Hampshire Today:

Mostly cloudy. Highs in the mid-70s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph.

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Beach Forecast

Weather: Mostly sunny with increasing humidity.

U.V. Index: Very high

Thunderstorm Potential: None.

High Temperature: In the lower 80s.

Winds: South winds 5 to 10 mph.

Surf height: Around 2 feet.

Water temperature: 64 degrees.

Rip Currents: Low

Tides for Hampton Beach: Low 0.2 feet (MLLW) 08:45 AM. High 8.2 feet (MLLW) 02:43 PM.

Lake Winnipesaukee

Lake Forecast for Lake Winnipesaukee

Southwest winds around 5 mph. Waves around 1 foot. Mostly sunny and more humid. Highs in the lower 80s. Thunderstorms are not forecast for this period. Water temperature 77 degrees.

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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.