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Snow Storms Parading Into N.H.

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There’s some snow on tap for the Granite State. The Northeast seems to be in a pattern of unsettled weather, with two storms swinging through in just a matter of days. The first flakes should begin to fly tonight, as a weak system passed through clipping the bottom of the state.

Hometown Forecast Service’s Rob Carolan says this quick hit should amount to about an inch for the southern part of the state, and just a dusting up North.

Carolan: It should be all said and done by about noon tomorrow.

But a second storm, pulling moisture from the Gulf of Mexico, is on deck for Wednesday evening into Thursday

Carolan: Now that storm because it’s going to have so much more moisture associated with it, it could put down 3-6 inches before a change-over in southern New Hampshire, maybe 4-8 inches of snow across central New Hampshire before a changeover to sleet. The Northern part of the state would see the jackpot: 6-12 inches of snowfall, with over a foot likely in the White Mountains.

Carolan notes, it’s still a bit far out to know the storm track for sure, but if other storms this year have been any indication, this one could slide farther west, meaning more rain and less snow.

Sam Evans-Brown has been working for New Hampshire Public Radio since 2010, when he began as a freelancer. He shifted gears in 2016 and began producing Outside/In, a podcast and radio show about “the natural world and how we use it.” His work has won him several awards, including two regional Edward R. Murrow awards, one national Murrow, and the Overseas Press Club of America's award for best environmental reporting in any medium. He studied Politics and Spanish at Bates College, and before reporting was variously employed as a Spanish teacher, farmer, bicycle mechanic, ski coach, research assistant, a wilderness trip leader and a technical supporter.
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