Archive for February 6th, 2013

NWS: Southern NH and Maine Snow Moving in Thursday Evening

We decided to take a look see over there to New Hampster to find out 
what the National Weather Service is predicting for the 
end-of-week storm "event".

Seems for the Coast and Southern NH, snow will move in sooner:

KITTERY...PORTLAND...SOUTH PORTLAND...WESTBROOK...LEBANON...
HANOVER...PLYMOUTH...WOLFEBORO...OSSIPEE...CLAREMONT...NEWPORT...
CHARLESTOWN...CONCORD...HOOKSETT...LACONIA...MEREDITH...
ROCHESTER...DOVER...SALEM...DERRY...EXETER...PORTSMOUTH...HAMPTON
1137 AM EST WED FEB 6 2013

...WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

A WINTER STORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THURSDAY NIGHT
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING.

* LOCATIONS...SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE INTO SOUTHWESTERN MAINE.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW POSSIBLE.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 10 TO 14 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW SHOULD BEGIN FALLING LATE THURSDAY NIGHT AND
  CONTINUE FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...POSSIBLY HEAVY AT TIMES.
  CONFIDENCE IN ACHIEVING SNOWFALL AMOUNTS IN EXCESS OF 6 INCHES
  IS MODERATE AT THIS TIME. A TRACK THAT ENDS UP FURTHER SOUTH
  WILL RESULT IN LESS SNOW. A TRACK FURTHER NORTH WILL ALLOW FOR
  GREATER AMOUNTS.

* IMPACTS...SNOW COVERED ROADS AND LOW VISIBILITIES.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...8 TO 28 ABOVE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR SIGNIFICANT
SNOW...SLEET...OR ICE ACCUMULATIONS THAT MAY IMPACT TRAVEL.
CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST FORECASTS.