Tuesday’s weather: Cloudy and cooler, high of 53 – plus mid-week storm update

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Tuesday’s Weather

Cloudy today mild and dry with a high of 53. A complex storm system approaches Wednesday and will have the most impact Wednesday night into Thursday.

✓ Accumulating snow likely with heavy accumulations possible.

✓ Heaviest precipitation rates Wednesday night and Thursday morning. Sleet is not out of the question at times for southern New Hampshire.

✓ Snow may be on the wet/heavy side which could cause power outages.

✓ Gusty to damaging winds toward the coast and over the coastal waters.

✓ Minor coastal flooding and splash-over possible.

✓ Depending on the track of the storm, snow amounts, and snow water content, moderate to major impacts will be possible in terms of snowfall rates, amounts, and snow load (weight).


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5-Day Outlook, April 2-April 6

Today: Cloudy and cooler. High 53 Winds: ENE10-15 mph
Tonight: Cloudy. Low 37 Winds: ENE 5-10 mph
Wednesday: Rain & snow to wet snow (1-2″) and windy. High 40 (feel like 32) Winds: ENE 15-25+ mph
Wednesday night: Windy with heavy wet snow (6-10″) with blizzard-like conditions. Low 34 (feel like 18) Winds: ENE 20-30+ (gusts over 40 mph)
Thursday: Windy with heavy wet snow (3-5″) and blizzard-like conditions. High 36 (feel like 27) Winds: NE 15-25+ (gust 40 mph)
Thursday night: Rain & snow showers. Low 34 Winds: NNW 10-15 mph
Friday: Cloudy with a few rain & snow showers. High 45 (feel like 40) Winds: NNW 5-10 mph
Friday night: Cloudy with some rain & snow showers. Low 34 Winds: NNW 5-10 mph
Saturday: Rain & snow showers. High 46 (feel lik6 37) Winds: NNW 10-15 mph
Saturday night: Mostly cloudy. Low 34 Winds: NNW 5-10 mph

Solar Eclipse Weather Update

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Weather Patterns We’re Watching

An April Nor’easter is possible Wednesday night into Thursday with blizzard-like conditions. The potential exists for 1-2 feet of snow! The heavy, wet snow can produce power outages across the region.

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Elevations for summits above 4,000 feet in Northern New Hampshire Today: Summits in and out of clouds. Highs in the mid-30s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts up to 30 mph.

Elevations between 2,500 and 4,000 feet in Northern New Hampshire Today: Cloudy. Highs in the upper 30s. Southwest winds up to 10 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. The early April snowfall will be a boon to ski resorts still open across New England and should help to extend the season well into April.

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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.