Wednesday’s weather: It’s the heat – and the humidity – as low 90s feel like 100 degrees

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Wednesday’s Weather

Temperatures today in the low 90s will feel closer to 100 degrees thanks to all the humidity. Tomorrow, even hotter with highs in the mid-90s, feeling like102; caution advised if doing strenuous activities outside.

Weather Alert

HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM FRIDAY

* WHAT…Heat index values around 100 expected Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

* WHERE…Portions of central, northern and southern New Hampshire.

* WHEN…From noon today to 8 PM Friday.

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

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS…Lows will only fall into the 70-75 range, allowing little overnight relief from the heat.



5-Day Outlook Aug. 11 – Aug. 15

Today: Hazy, hot & humid with a spot thunderstorm High 92 (feeling like100) Winds: SSW 5-10 mph
Tonight: Hazy, warm and humid Low 75 Winds: SSW 5-10 mph
Thursday: Hazy, hot & muggy with a spot thunderstorm High 96 (feeling like 102) Winds: SW 5-10 mph
Thursday night: Hazy, warm and humid Low 76 (feeling like 80) Winds: SSW 5-10 mph
Friday: Hazy, hot & muggy with a spot thunderstorm High 93 (feeling like 101) Winds: SSW 5-10 mph
Friday night: Hazy, warm and humid Low 73 (feeling like 77) Winds: SSW 5-10 mph
Saturday: Mix of sun & clouds with a thunderstorm; hot & humid High 90 (feeling like 96) Winds: WNW 5-10 mph
Saturday night: Partly cloudy and turning less humid Low 64 Winds: NW 5-10 mph
Sunday: Mix sun & clouds; less humid and not warm High 83 Winds: NNW 5-10 mph
Sunday night: Partly cloudy Low 62 Winds: Light & Variable

Weather Patterns We’re Watching

Our third heatwave will break over the second half of the weekend.



Weather Outlook: Partly sunny. Isolated showers and thunderstorms.
UV Index: High.
Thunderstorm Potential: Low. Implies that there is little chance of thunderstorms.
High Temperature: In the mid-80s.
Winds: South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Surf Height: Around 2 feet.
Water temperature: 67 degrees.
Rip Current Risk: Low
Tides for Hampton Beach: Low -0.4 feet (MLLW) 08:14 AM. High 8.7 feet (MLLW) 02:10 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. 

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