Friday, February 3, 2023

More snow, wintry mix, rain Wednesday

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New Hampshire will deal with a third winter storm in less than a week beginning Wednesday night.Winter storm warnings are in effect from 3 p.m. Wednesday through 10 a.m. Thursday for all of New Hampshire north of Manchester, while the winter weather advisories are posted from 3 p.m. Wednesday through 7 a.m. Thursday for the state’s southern three counties. >> Weather alertsClouds thickened Wednesday morning as temperatures climbed into the mid-20s and mid-30s ahead of the storm, which should arrive by the mid-afternoon. The precipitation will initially fall as snow for all of New Hampshire before changing to a wintry mix and rain in the southern half of the state as temperatures rise late Wednesday night. >> Interactive Radar | Traffic trackerThe snow will lead to slick travel conditions Wednesday afternoon and through the evening commute, which will be slow. >> See the latest hour-by-hour timeline:–PROJECTED SNOW AMOUNTSAn accumulation of a few inches of snow is likely in southern New Hampshire before the changeover to a wintry mix or rain. Where the precipitation stays mostly or all snow in the northern half of the state, the potential exists for 6-12 inches of snow. Central areas and far northern spots could see about 4-8 inches of snowfall.POWER OUTAGE CONCERNSWind gusts over 20 mph could cause additional power outages after the previous storm knocked out power for tens of thousands of customers. There are still a few thousand in the dark before the next storm’s arrival. WHAT’S NEXT?Most of the rain and snow will move out by sunrise Thursday. Aside from a few snow showers in the mountains and North Country during the day, it will be mostly dry to end the week.It should remain relatively quiet through at least Saturday, when a passing snow shower is possible in the northern half of the state.A fairly quick-moving winter weather system is possible on Sunday night into early Monday morning, bringing with it the chance for some light snow and/or flurries.Stay tuned to the Storm Watch 9 team for updates.Be weather aware! Download the WMUR app for Apple or Android devices and turn on push notifications. You can choose to receive weather alerts for your geolocation and/or up to three ZIP codes. In addition, you can receive word when precipitation is coming to your area.Follow the Storm Watch 9 team on social media:Mike Haddad: Facebook | TwitterKevin Skarupa: Facebook | TwitterHayley LaPoint: Facebook | TwitterJacqueline Thomas: Facebook | TwitterMatt Hoenig: Facebook | Twitter

New Hampshire will deal with a third winter storm in less than a week beginning Wednesday night.

Winter storm warnings are in effect from 3 p.m. Wednesday through 10 a.m. Thursday for all of New Hampshire north of Manchester, while the winter weather advisories are posted from 3 p.m. Wednesday through 7 a.m. Thursday for the state’s southern three counties.

>> Weather alerts

Clouds thickened Wednesday morning as temperatures climbed into the mid-20s and mid-30s ahead of the storm, which should arrive by the mid-afternoon.

The precipitation will initially fall as snow for all of New Hampshire before changing to a wintry mix and rain in the southern half of the state as temperatures rise late Wednesday night.

>> Interactive Radar | Traffic tracker

The snow will lead to slick travel conditions Wednesday afternoon and through the evening commute, which will be slow.

>> See the latest hour-by-hour timeline:

PROJECTED SNOW AMOUNTS

An accumulation of a few inches of snow is likely in southern New Hampshire before the changeover to a wintry mix or rain. Where the precipitation stays mostly or all snow in the northern half of the state, the potential exists for 6-12 inches of snow.

snowfall accumulation projection

Central areas and far northern spots could see about 4-8 inches of snowfall.

POWER OUTAGE CONCERNS

Wind gusts over 20 mph could cause additional power outages after the previous storm knocked out power for tens of thousands of customers.

There are still a few thousand in the dark before the next storm’s arrival.

WHAT’S NEXT?

Most of the rain and snow will move out by sunrise Thursday. Aside from a few snow showers in the mountains and North Country during the day, it will be mostly dry to end the week.

It should remain relatively quiet through at least Saturday, when a passing snow shower is possible in the northern half of the state.

A fairly quick-moving winter weather system is possible on Sunday night into early Monday morning, bringing with it the chance for some light snow and/or flurries.

future snow forecast

Stay tuned to the Storm Watch 9 team for updates.

Be weather aware! Download the WMUR app for Apple or Android devices and turn on push notifications. You can choose to receive weather alerts for your geolocation and/or up to three ZIP codes. In addition, you can receive word when precipitation is coming to your area.

Follow the Storm Watch 9 team on social media:

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