Fire Chief Issues Warning Ahead of Winter Storm
Winter Storm Watch
Please make necessary preparations. Although this snow storm has a low threat potential, never underestimate mother nature. Be safe!
The following information is being sent to you in conjunction with NH Homeland Security and Emergency Management regarding the winter storm that will impact NH this weekend Saturday night into Sunday. The storm will bring heavy wet snow statewide with accumulations of 4-12”. Heaviest snowfall will be to the South and Southeast.
Temperature: On Saturday night, the lows will be in the 20s to near 30 and 25-30 in the south. Sunday morning will be below freezing statewide. Highs on Sunday will be low to mid-30s.
Wind: NWS predicts no serious wind impact with this weather system, but gusts to 30mph on the coast could be possible.
Snow: Snow will be begin Saturday night. Heaviest snowfall will be between midnight and Sunday morning. Expected snow accumulation is as follows: Coos County 4 - 5”, Lakes Region 7 – 9”, Concord area 10”, Lebanon area 7”, and Rockingham and Strafford Counties 12”.
Rain: There may be some change to rain on the coast as temperatures rise on Sunday.
Ice Accretion: No ice accretion or freezing rain is expected with this event.
Marine Forecast: NWS does not expect any significant marine impact or splashover on the coast. Seas will be below 6’ with low astronomical tides.
Travel: This storm will affect roadways in the early and morning hours on Sunday.
Chief Kevin T. MacCaffrie
Londonderry Fire Department
280 Mammoth Road
Londonderry, NH 03053