Wednesday’s weather: Cloudy, breezy and cool with passing showers, high of 65

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Wednesday’s weather

While not as cool as this past weekend, a return to cooler-than-normal weather with mostly hit-or-miss showers during the daytime is anticipated for today and tomorrow. Neither day will be a washout, though temperatures running some ten degrees below normal are expected.

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Air Quality Alert

A dip in the jet stream will send smoke pouring southward out of Canada and into the northern and eastern U.S. for much of this week. The smoke from distant wildfires can cause hazy skies and poor air quality.
THE AIR QUALITY ALERT IS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT TONIGHT – The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services has issued an Air Quality Alert for particle pollution until midnight tonight. The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services is predicting unhealthy air quality in the above-mentioned counties. Sensitive individuals include children and older adults; anyone with lung diseases such as asthma, emphysema, and bronchitis; and people who are active outdoors. Even healthy individuals may experience mild health effects and should consider limiting strenuous or prolonged outdoor activities.

Weather Alert

A dip in the jet stream will send smoke pouring southward out of Canada and into the northern and eastern U.S. for much of this week. The smoke from distant wildfires can cause hazy skies and poor air quality.

5-Day Forecast June 7-June 11

Today: Mostly cloudy, breezy, & cool with few passing showers. High 65 Winds: NW 10-20 mph
Tonight: Some partial clearing. Low 50 Winds: NW 5-10 mph
Thursday: Cloudy and cool with a passing shower. High 65 Winds: Light & Variable
Thursday night: Becoming partly cloudy & chilly. Low 49 Winds: Light & Variable
Friday: Mostly cloudy & cool with periods of light showers. High 67 Winds: NE 5-10 mph
Friday night: Mostly cloudy. Low 51 Winds: Light & Variable
Saturday: Some sun with some afternoon thunderstorms. High Around 70 Winds: NW 5-10 mph
Saturday night: Partly cloudy. Low 53 Winds: Light & Variable
Sunday: Warmer with a mix of sun & clouds. High 77 Winds: WNW 5-10 mph
Sunday night: Periods of showers late. Low 58 Winds: WNW 5-10 mph

Weather Patterns We’re Watching

Warmer next week with scattered thunderstorms.


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White Mountains Weather

Elevations between 2,500 and 4,000 feet in Northern New Hampshire Today: Summits obscured. A chance of rain showers in the morning, then rain showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the mid-40s… except in the upper 30s at elevations above 5000 feet. Northwest winds 25 to 35 mph… except northwest 35 to 45 mph at elevations above 5,000 feet. Chance of rain 70 percent. Wind chill values as low as 15.
Elevations between 2,500 and 4,000 feet in Northern New Hampshire Today: Summits in and out of clouds. A chance of showers in the morning then showers likely in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s. Northwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph. Chance of rain 70 percent.

Beach & Lake Forecasts

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BEACH FORECAST

Weather: Mostly cloudy. A chance of a few showers.

UV Index: Moderate.

Thunderstorm Potential: None.

High Temperature: In the lower 60s.

Winds: Northwest winds around 10 mph.

Surf Height: 2 to 3 feet.

Water Temperature: 54 degrees. According to the United States Coast Guard when the water temperature is below 60 degrees, the average submerged person could lose dexterity within minutes and be unable to accomplish simple tasks like buckling a life jacket or operating a radio.

Rip Current Risk: Low.

Tides Hampton Beach: Low -0.8 feet (MLLW) 08:46 AM. High 8.5 feet (MLLW) 02:46 PM

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Northwest winds around 15 mph with gusts up to 25 mph. Waves 2 to 4 feet. Mostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of showers. Highs in the lower 60s. Thunderstorms are not forecast for this period. The water temperature is 62 degrees.


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. 

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