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URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Gray ME
356 PM EDT Wed Mar 29 2017

...Late season winter storm possible Friday into Saturday...

.Low pressure will develop over the Mid Atlantic states Thursday
night and Friday which will then move northeastward to south of
Cape Cod Saturday before departing out to sea thereafter. While
uncertainty still remains concerning snow amounts due to the
potential for mixing with rain and sleet, confidence is growing
in a significant snowstorm, with the heaviest snowfall most likely
Friday night into early Saturday morning.

NHZ003>013-015-300800-
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Northern Grafton-Northern Carroll-Southern Grafton-
Southern Carroll-Sullivan-Merrimack-Belknap-Strafford-Cheshire-
Eastern Hillsborough-Interior Rockingham-
Western And Central Hillsborough-
Including the cities of Bethlehem, Lincoln, Littleton,
Sugar Hill, Thornton, Waterville Valley, Woodstock, Jackson,
North Conway, Albany, Conway, Chatham, Crawford Notch, Lebanon,
Lyme, Ashland, Ellsworth, Holderness, Plymouth, Rumney,
Wakefield, Bridgewater, Brookfield, Ossipee, Tuftonboro,
Wolfeboro, Moultonborough, Claremont, Cornish, Unity, Croydon,
Goshen, Grantham, Lempster, Newport, Charlestown, Boscawen,
Canterbury, Concord, Dunbarton, Loudon, Hooksett, Laconia,
Gilford, Meredith, Barrington, Rochester, Dover, Rollinsford,
Somersworth, Durham, Madbury, Gilsum, Keene, Marlow, Sullivan,
Surry, Jaffrey, Manchester, Pelham, Nashua, Salem, Atkinson,
Newton, Plaistow, Chester, Derry, Hampstead, Exeter, Amherst,
Milford, Mont Vernon, Goffstown, Peterborough, Sharon, Hollis,
and Weare
356 PM EDT Wed Mar 29 2017

...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY MORNING THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

The National Weather Service in Gray has issued a Winter Storm
Watch...which is in effect from Friday morning through Saturday
afternoon.

* HAZARD TYPES...Heavy snow possible.

* Accumulations...Snow accumulation of 6 or more inches possible.

* TIMING...The snow will begin Friday morning across southwestern
  NH then move northeastward, covering the rest of the watch area
  by mid afternoon. The snow will increase in intensity Friday
  evening and overnight before ending around midday Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Slippery roads and low visibilities. The snow may be
  heavy and wet, especially across southern New Hampshire where
  the potential for power outages will exist.

* Winds...East 5 to 10 mph with gusts up to 20 mph.

* Temperatures...In the lower 30s.

* Visibilities...A half mile or less possible.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow...sleet...or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.

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