Tuesday’s weather: Another scorcher for the record books

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Tuesday’s Weather

Yesterday’s high of 97 in Manchester broke the record of 96 in 1941. Today’s record of 95 from 1933 will be broken as we hit 96. Oppressive to dangerous heat indices continue through tomorrow as our second heatwave continues. The heatwave breaks on Thursday with more cloud cover, but it will still be quite humid.

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT 11 AM Tuesday until 7 PM Wednesday

* WHAT...Heat index values up to 100 expected.

* WHERE…Portions of central and southern New Hampshire.

* WHEN…oday from 11 AM to 7 PM Wednesday

* IMPACTS…Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.


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Weather Outlook June 29 – July 3

Today: Hazy, very hot, and humid; spot afternoon thunderstorm High 96, but feeling like 101 Winds: W 10-15 mph
Tonight: Hazy, very warm & humid Low 75 Winds: W 5-10 mph
Wednesday: Hazy, hot & humid; afternoon thunderstorms High 94, but feeling like 102 Winds: WSW 10-15 mph
Wednesday night: Some clouds, warm and humid Low 71 Winds: SSW 5-10 mph
Thursday: Mix sun & clouds; humid with thunderstorms; thunderstorms can be strong, perhaps severe High 84 Winds: W 5-10 mph
Thursday night: Showers & thunderstorms, but still humid Low 66 Winds: Light & Variable
Friday: Mostly cloudy & cooler with showers and thunderstorms High 73 Winds: NW 5-10 mph
Friday night: Some clouds and turning less humid Low 59 Winds: NE 5-10 mph
Saturday: Lots of clouds and a brief shower High 69 Winds: ENE 5-10 mph
Saturday night: Partly cloudy Low 58 Winds: Light & Variable

Weather Patterns We’re Watching

Wet conditions are likely on Thursday and Friday with locally heavy rain possible. Temperatures trend cooler than average as we move into the Fourth of July holiday weekend.

Wallis Sands State Beach in Rye. Courtesy Photo

Beach Weather Update

  • Weather Outlook: Hazy sun & humid.
  • UV Index: Very High.
  • Thunderstorm Potential: Low. Implies that there is little chance of thunderstorms.
  • Temperature: In the mid-80s.
  • Winds: West winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Surf Height: Around 2 feet.
  • Water Temperature: 58 degrees.
  • Rip Current Risk: Low Tides – Hampton Beach: High 8.7 feet (MLLW) 03:12 PM.

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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.