Weather: Spring snow storm could bring 2-4″ of snow

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Friday’s Weather

Low pressure will track close to Cape Cod today bringing significant precipitation to Manchester today into tonight. Cold air will wrap into the system today changing rain to snow this morning.


* WHAT…Heavy wet snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 10 inches.

* WHERE…Portions of western Maine and north and west of Manchester.

* WHEN…From today until 6 a.m. tomorrow.

* IMPACTS…Travel will be very difficult due to low visibility and snow-covered roads. The weight of snow on trees may snap branches and lead to scattered power outages.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS… If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.

Weather Outlook, April 16 – April 20

Today: Cold rain changing to wet snow (sloppy 2″-4″) High 39 Winds: NE 15-20+ mph

Tonight: Mix rain & snow showers Low 36 Winds: N 10-20 mph

Saturday: Mostly cloudy and milder High 53 Winds: NNW 10-15 mph

Saturday night: Mostly cloudy Low 36 Winds: Light & Variable

Sunday: Some Sun & warmer High 60 Winds: NW 5-15 mph

Sunday night: Some clouds Low 40 Winds: Light & Variable

Monday: Mostly sunny High 63 Winds: WNW 5-10 mph

Monday night: Partly cloudy Low 41 Winds: W 5-10 mph

Tuesday: Warm with a mix of sun & clouds High 70 Winds: SW 10-15 mph

Tuesday night: Some clouds Low 44 Winds: SW 5-10 mph

Weather Patterns We’re Watching

Turning milder over the weekend.

Location of the heaviest snow.

The heaviest accumulations will be in the hills and mountains(4-10″), however, accumulations are also possible at lower elevations. Snow will stick most efficiently to trees and elevated surfaces, potentially leading to snapped limbs and power outages in areas that see significant accumulation.

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About 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. Drop him a line at .