Winter weather advisory: Snow, freezing rain and slippery roads ahead

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Wintry mix heading to New Hampshire. Graphic/National Weather Service

MANCHESTER, NH — A wintry mix of weather is expected late Saturday into Sunday.

According to the National Weather Service, a developing warm southwest flow aloft will override cold air near the surface, creating a period of mixed wintry precipitation overnight. The mixed precipitation will shift north with time, with areas to the south changing to rain as temperatures warm on Sunday.

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A winter weather advisory remains in effect starting at midnight into Dec. 2. at 10 a.m.

WHAT.: Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of up to 2 inches and ice accumulations of around 1/10 of an inch expected.

WHERE: Portions of central, northern and southern New Hampshire and southwest Maine.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS: Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS: A Winter Weather Advisory means that periods of snow, sleet or freezing rain will cause travel difficulties. Expect slippery roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving.


Saturday Afternoon
Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 40. Calm wind.
Saturday Night
Sleet likely between 1 and 4 a.m., then rain, snow, and sleet. Low around 31. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than one inch possible.
Rain showers, snow showers, and sleet before 8 a.m., then rain between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m., then rain showers likely after 2 p.m.. Patchy fog after 8 a.m.. High near 43. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100 percent. New snow and sleet accumulation of less than a half-inch possible.
Sunday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers before 8 p.m. Patchy fog. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 37. Calm wind.

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