Strong winds before heavy snowfall

Strong winds before heavy snowfall

It will be cold and windy on Thursday ahead of a storm that will bring snow, a wintry mix and rain this weekend. A winter storm warning was issued Saturday for the White Mountains and Great North Woods, including parts of Coos, Grafton, Carroll and Sullivan counties. National Weather Service Advisories and Bulletins But first, on Thursday, some wind gusts could reach 35 to 40 mph or more, at times. This will keep wind chills in the teens into the 20s for many as highs struggle to get out of the 30s. Isolated outages are possible as winds continue. >> Reactive radar lows Thursday night will return to the teens with mainly clear skies. Expect similar temperatures with breezy conditions on Friday, though it won’t be quite as windy, reducing the wind chill factor. Clouds will increase until Friday evening. Winter Storm for Saturday Late Friday night into Saturday morning, the next storm arrives. This brings snow to most areas and eventually leads to winter rains in the southern areas. Travel appears to be slippery throughout most of the day northward, with conditions improving in southern areas once the switch to rain occurs. At this point, areas in the mountains and north of the country have the potential to see a foot of snow, or perhaps more. South, from Plymouth down through Lebanon to Laconia, there is a chance of 6 to 12 inches. This is the most difficult area to forecast and where uncertainty about snowfall amounts remains. It depends on how long the snow lasts before it turns to rain, and now far north that transition is taking place. It looks like we could see 3-6 inches south of the Lake District, with 1-3 inches across Manchester and extending to 1 inch towards the coast. Stay tuned to the Storm Watch 9 team for important updates. Be aware of the weather! Download the WMUR app for Apple or Android devices and turn on notifications. You can choose to receive weather alerts for your geographic location and/or up to three zip codes. In addition, you can receive news when it rains in your area. Get storm coverage with the free Very Local app on your smart TV. Follow the Storm Watch 9 team on social media: Mike Haddad: Facebook | Xevin Scarupa: Facebook | Exhaeli Lapointe: Facebook | XJacqueline Thomas: Facebook | XMatt Hoenig: Facebook | X

It will be cold and windy on Thursday ahead of a storm that will bring snow, a wintry mix and rain this weekend.

A winter storm warning was issued Saturday for the White Mountains and Great North Woods, including parts of Coos, Grafton, Carroll and Sullivan counties.

>> National Weather Service alerts and bulletins

But first, for Thursday, some wind gusts could reach 35 to 40 mph or more at times. This will keep wind chills in the teens into the 20s for many as highs struggle to get out of the 30s. Isolated outages are possible as winds continue.

>> Interactive radar

Thursday night lows will return to the teens with mainly clear skies.

Expect similar temperatures with breezy conditions on Friday, though it won’t be quite as windy, bringing down the wind chill factor. Clouds will increase until Friday evening.

Saturday’s winter storm

Late Friday night into Saturday morning, the next storm arrives. This brings snow to most areas and eventually leads to winter rains in the southern areas.

Travel looks to be slippery throughout most of the day northward, with conditions improving in southern areas once the switch to rain occurs.

At this point, the mountainous areas and north of the country have the potential to see a foot of snow, or perhaps more.

South, from Plymouth down through Lebanon to Laconia, there is a chance of 6 to 12 inches. This is the most difficult area to forecast and where uncertainty about snowfall amounts remains. It depends on how long the snow lasts before it turns to rain, and now far north that transition is taking place.

It looks like we could see 3-6 inches south of the Lake District, with 1-3 inches across Manchester and extending to 1 inch towards the coast.

Stay tuned to the Storm Watch 9 team’s forecasts for important updates.

Be aware of the weather! Download the WMUR app for Apple or Android devices and turn on notifications. You can choose to receive weather alerts for your geographic location and/or up to three zip codes. In addition, you can get word when rainfall comes to your area.

Get storm coverage with the free Very Local app on your smart TV.

Follow the Storm Watch 9 team on social media:

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