Saturday, February 09, 2013

NH Weather

Merrimack County, NH

Winter Storm Warning:

Issued at: 10:59 am EST on February 9, 2013, expires at: 4:00 PM EST on February 09, 2013

...Winter Storm Warning remains in effect until 4 PM EST this afternoon...

locations...much of New Hampshire as well as the western Maine mountains.

Hazard types...heavy snow...with blowing and drifting snow.

Accumulations...additional snow accumulation of 1 to 3 inches...with total snow accumulation of 12 to 16 inches.

Timing...the heaviest snow will fall this morning with rapid improvement foreseen this afternoon.

Impacts...snow covered roads...with sharply reduced visibilities in blowing and drifting snow.

Winds...northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. half mile or less at times.

Temperatures...5 to 14 above. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A Winter Storm Warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Significant amounts of snow are forecast that will make travel dangerous. Only travel in an emergency. If you must travel...keep an extra flashlight... food...and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. During extended power outages one of the greatest hazards is the improper use of well as alternate heating and cooking sources...that result in Carbon monoxide poisoning.

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 At least delivering mail Tuesday and Wednesday will be nice. 
Monday, not so much. Although I was thrilled that they closed our Post Offices today.
So glad to be home!!

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