Blizzard Conditions Over the Sierra Nevada Mountains; Critical Fire Weather in the High Plains

A strong winter storm across the west is currently producing heavy mountain snow, strong/high winds, and heavy low elevation rain to parts of the Pacific Northwest, Great Basin, California and the northern/central Rockies. Impacts are expected to continue through Sunday. Across the High Plains, strong winds and dry air will support Critical to Elevated fire weather conditions through the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Rochester - Skyhaven Airport (KDAW)

Lat: 43.28°NLon: 70.92°WElev: 308ft.

Light Rain Fog/Mist

42°F

6°C

Humidity 89%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.34 in (1027.4 mb)
Dewpoint 39°F (4°C)
Visibility 2.50 mi
Last update 2 Mar 5:51 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles SSE Center Strafford NH

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Rain.  High near 48. Southeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Rain

    High: 48 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Rain.  Patchy fog. Low around 40. East wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.

    Rain and
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 40 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Patchy drizzle with a chance of rain before noon, then a slight chance of rain between noon and 1pm.  Areas of fog before noon.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 48. North wind 5 to 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Areas Fog

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Patchy fog after 9pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind around 5 mph.

    Patchy Fog

    Low: 41 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 52 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 38 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers before 1pm, then rain likely after 1pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 48 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 50 percent chance of rain before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 40.

    Chance Rain

    Low: 40 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 60 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Rain. High near 48. Southeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight
Rain. Patchy fog. Low around 40. East wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Sunday
Patchy drizzle with a chance of rain before noon, then a slight chance of rain between noon and 1pm. Areas of fog before noon. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 48. North wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 41. North wind around 5 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 52. North wind around 5 mph becoming east in the afternoon.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38.
Tuesday
A chance of showers before 1pm, then rain likely after 1pm. Cloudy, with a high near 48. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tuesday Night
A 50 percent chance of rain before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 40.
Wednesday
A 30 percent chance of showers after 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
Wednesday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 38.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 44.
Thursday Night
A chance of rain and snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 45. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.
Saturday
A chance of rain and snow showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 45.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles SSE Center Strafford NH
 43.25°N 71.1°W (Elev. 285 ft)
4:12 pm EST Mar 2, 2024
5pm EST Mar 2, 2024-6pm EST Mar 9, 2024
 
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