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Special Weather Statement

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Gray ME
829 PM EDT Sat Apr 1 2023

Merrimack NH-Western And Central Hillsborough NH-
Interior Rockingham NH-Eastern Hillsborough NH-
829 PM EDT Sat Apr 1 2023

...Strong thunderstorms will impact portions of southwestern
Rockingham, Hillsborough and southeastern Merrimack Counties through
915 PM EDT...

At 828 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking strong thunderstorms along
a line extending from Francestown to Milford to near Shirley.
Movement was east at 25 mph.

HAZARD...Wind gusts up to 40 mph and pea size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around
         unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is

Locations impacted include...
Manchester, Nashua, Derry, Merrimack, Salem, Bedford, Milford,
Hooksett, Amherst, Litchfield, Hollis, New Boston, Mont Vernon,
Greenfield, Lyndeborough, Francestown, Goffstown, Deering, Mount
Vernon and Weare.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 293 between mile markers 1 and 11.
 Interstate 93 between mile markers 2 and 34.


If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with these storms.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.


LAT...LON 4271 7179 4285 7179 4311 7191 4317 7144
      4285 7122 4275 7123 4273 7126 4270 7129
TIME...MOT...LOC 0028Z 269DEG 20KT 4302 7182 4285 7167 4254 7168




Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Gray ME
308 PM EDT Sat Apr 1 2023

Interior York-Central Interior Cumberland-Coastal York-
Coastal Cumberland-Northern Grafton-Southern Grafton-
Southern Carroll-Sullivan-Merrimack-Belknap-Strafford-Cheshire-
Eastern Hillsborough-Interior Rockingham-Coastal Rockingham-
Western And Central Hillsborough-
308 PM EDT Sat Apr 1 2023

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for Maine, southwest Maine, New
Hampshire, central New Hampshire, northern New Hampshire and
southern New Hampshire.

.DAY ONE...This afternoon and tonight.

A cold front may bring a line of storms into New England this
evening. While these storms would be trending weaker as they arrive,
they would also bring gusty winds with potential for isolated
damaging wind gusts and hail.

The combination of rainfall and snowmelt will lead to river and
stream rises through tonight. Minor flooding cannot be ruled out.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Sunday through Friday.

Winds will continue to be gusty behind the front into Sunday with
gusts near 40 mph possible.


Spotter activation is requested.


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