National Weather Service Winter Storm Warning Continues
Heavy snow expected in New Hampshire and Maine tonight through Tuesday night.
A coastal storm will develop off the mid-atlantic coast tonight and then intensify as it moves northeast Tuesday and Tuesday night. This storm will produce heavy snow across the region from late tonight through tuesday night. The snow may briefly mix with rain or sleet for a time Tuesday afternoon or evening near the immediate coast.
Winter storm warning remains in effect from midnight tonight to midnight EDT Tuesday night.
Locations central and Southern New Hampshire and southwest Maine
Hazard types snow
- Accumulations snow accumulation of 12 to 16 inches.
- Timing late tonight into Tuesday night.
- Impacts. roads will become snow covered and slippery. Snowfall rates of an inch or more an hour possible. Some power outages are possible near the coast in heavy wet snow. The snow may change to rain for a period along the coast Tuesday afternoon…mainly south of Portland.
- Winds east 5 to 15 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.
- Temperatures…upper 20s to lower 30s.
- Visibilities will be reduced to one quarter mile at times in heavy snow.
Instructions: A winter storm warning for heavy snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected. 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.
State Police Information
State police warn of 10-18 inches of snow, with 6-10 near the seacoast. Snowfall will be ongoing Tuesday Affecting both morning and evening commutes.
If you must be on the roadways during this storm, please slow down and allow extra space between your vehicle and others. Slower speeds, slower acceleration, slower steering, and slower braking.
Please keep both hands on the wheel and eyes on the road. Driving in a snowstorm is not the time to be driving while distracted.
When sharing the roads with a plow truck please, don’t crowd the plow. Don’t travel beside a plow truck for long periods of time. A snowplow operator’s field of vision is restricted; you may see them, but they may not see you.
Before venturing out, please make sure you’ve cleared the snow off all of your vehicle’s windows and lights, to include your brake lights and turn signals. And ALWAYS buckle up!
The best place to be during a snow storm is home. If you must be on the roadways, give yourself extra time to reach your destination safely. It’s not worth putting yourself and others in a dangerous situation.
Town of Londonderry
Trash pickup is suspended, from Tuesday through Friday trash pickup will be delayed one day.
Stay tuned for school closings, weather and power outage reports as they happen.
For those that may rely on the Snow Grill for forecasting…