- 2 p.m.: We're getting a report of a rollover on Interstate 93 north in Derry, just prior to Exit 4.
- 8:30 a.m.: Here's the latest National Weather Service forecast for Londonderry for today: "Snow likely with areas of blowing snow before 11am, then areas of blowing snow and a chance of snow between 11am and 1pm, then areas of blowing snow after 1pm. Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny and cold, with a high near 7. Wind chill values as low as -16. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total daytime snow accumulation of around an inch possible."
- 7:55 a.m.: The snow is expected to wind down sometime this morning. Visibility remains quite bad on Southern New Hampshire roads, so drive carefully.
Thursday, Jan. 2 -
- 2:10 p.m.: The Londonderry School District just announced it has canceled classes for Friday, Jan. 3.
- 1:55 p.m.: The town website says trash pickup was scheduled to occur today despite the snowstorm.
- 1:50 p.m.: The New Hampshire Department of Transportation just issued a statement reminding motorists to slow down and limit travel for the duration of the current storm. Because of the extremely cold temperatures, anti-icing chemicals have limited effectiveness and road conditions may be worse than they appear, according to NHDOT Director of Operations Bill Janelle. Advisory speed limits have been reduced to 45 mph on all interstates and turnpikes. For additional winter driving tips, click here.
- 12:20 p.m.: Gov. Hassan has now issued a full statement about the storm, urging residents to be cautious. Unlike Mass. Gov. Deval Patrick, however, she is not releasing state employees early.
- 10:30 a.m.: Manchester-Boston Regional Airport is now starting to report some flight delays and cancellations. Logan Airport in Boston is already saying it will cease operations at 8 p.m. and resume tomorrow afternoon.
- 9:57 a.m.: Gov. Maggie Hassan just sent out the following Tweet urging New Hampshire residents to drive safely throughout the duration of the storm: "Heavy snow will continue throughout the day & night, encouraging Granite Staters to exercise caution on the roads and drive safely"
- 9:38 a.m.: An accident has been reported on Interstate 93 south, just south of Exit 4 on the Londonderry/Derry line.
Get your shovels ready, Londonderry. You're going to need them.
The first storm of 2014 is underway as the initial flakes began falling after midnight on Thursday. During the day on Thursday there will be some accumulation, though much of the snow will come Thursday night into Friday before the storm ends by Friday afternoon.
Below is what you need to know about this week's significant winter storm. We will be updating this storm center article throughout the storm, so be sure to check back throughout.
How much snow is the Londonderry area expected to get Thursday and Friday? Here are the projections as of Thursday at 8 a.m. Already the National Weather Service has declared a Winter Storm Warning.
School ClosedIn case you missed it, Londonderry schools are closed for Thursday.
Londonderry Emergency Contacts
- In case of an emergency, dial 911
- Londonderry Police Department: 603-432-1118
- Londonderry Fire Department: 603-432-1124
- Public Service of New Hampshire Power Outages: 1-800-662-7764
- Comcast: 1-800-COMCAST (1-800-266-2278)
- Verizon: 1-800-VERIZON (1-800-837-4966)