Thursday weather: Not as hot but still humid

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Thursday’s Weather

Yesterday’s high of 96 in Manchester broke the record of 92 in 1931, 2001, 2018. The heatwave breaks today with more cloud cover, but it will still be quite humid.

Weather Outlook July 1 – July 5

Today: Cloudy & not as hot but humid with a thunderstorm High 82 Winds: W 5-10 mph
Tonight: Showers & thunderstorms, but still humid Low 62 Winds: ESE 5-10 mph
Friday: Mostly cloudy & cooler with periods of showers and thunderstorms High 69 Winds: NE 10-15 mph
Friday night: Some clouds and turning less humid Low 57 Winds: NE 5-10 mph
Saturday: Some sun with a few showers High 69 Winds: NE 5-10 mph
Saturday night: Some clouds Low 58 Winds: NE 5-10mph
4th of July: Mix of sun & clouds with a passing shower High 75 Winds: Light & Variable
Sunday night: Some clouds Low 58 Winds: Light & Variable
Monday: Mix of sun & clouds High 84 Winds: SSW 5-10 mph
Monday night: Partly cloudy Low 66 Winds: SSW 5-10 mph

Weather Patterns We’re Watching

The weather pattern remains unsettled into the Fourth of July weekend with the threat of showers continuing and temperatures trending much cooler than normal.

Wallis Sands State Beach in Rye. Courtesy Photo

Beach Weather Update

  • Weather Outlook: Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms.
  • UV Index: Moderate.
  • Thunderstorm Potential: Low. Implies that there is little chance of thunderstorms.
  • Temperature: In the upper 70s.
  • Winds: Southwest winds around 5 mph.
  • Surf Height: Around 1 foot.
  • Water Temperature: 60 degrees.
  • Rip Current Risk: Low
  • Tides – Hampton Beach: Low 0.4 feet (MLLW) 11:50 AM. High 8.3 feet (MLLW) 05:55 PM.

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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.