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Merrimack Police Department
Friday December 22nd, 2017 :: 03:08 a.m. EST

Advisory

Winter Storm Warning until 03:00AM Saturday

...SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL EXPECTED FRIDAY... .A warm front will approach New England from the southwest today and will stall over southern New England tonight. As it moves northeast...snow will overspread New Hampshire and then western Maine from southwest to northeast during the morning hours today. Snowfall should concentrate in a band generally south of the notches and north of the Manchester/Nashua corridor...into adjacent southwestern Maine. The heaviest snow should fall midday into the early evening before tapering off from the southwest. Precipitation may end as a brief period of sleet or freezing drizzle after midnight over southernmost New Hampshire and extreme southwestern Maine. Another separate system will bring widespread mixed precipitation to the region on Saturday. Very cold surface temperatures combined with warmer air aloft may lead to large area of freezing rain during the day Saturday. Hazardous travel conditions are expected again with this system. ...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 9 AM THIS MORNING TO 3 AM EST SATURDAY...

* WHAT...Snow. Plan on difficult travel conditions, including during the evening commute. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze are expected.

* WHERE...Cheshire, Hillsborough, Interior Rockingham, Coastal Rockingham and Western and Central Hillsborough Counties.

* WHEN...From 9 AM this morning to 3 AM EST Saturday.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for significant reductions in visibility at times. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Warning means significant amounts of snow, sleet and ice are expected. This will make travel very hazardous or impossible. For a more precise forecast for your specific location...go to www.weather.gov/gray.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CHESHIRE ... COASTAL ROCKINGHAM ... EASTERN HILLSBOROUGH ... INTERIOR ROCKINGHAM ... WESTERN AND CENTRAL HILLSBOROUGH

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Address/Location
Merrimack Police Department
31 Baboosic Lake Rd
Merrimack, NH 03054

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 603-424-3774

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Winter Storm Warning

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