Severe Weather http://nhpr.org en Heavy Rain Brings Flash Flood Watch For Wednesday http://nhpr.org/post/heavy-rain-brings-flash-flood-watch-wednesday <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">11:11 AM:&nbsp;<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14.399999618530273px; line-height: 1.5;">The wet weather isn’t over yet for New Hampshire.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A flash flood watch remains in effect through Wednesday night for most of the state.</span></p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 10:31:55 +0000 Associated Press 52026 at http://nhpr.org Outages, Flood Warnings Follow Severe Thunderstorms In New Hampshire http://nhpr.org/post/outages-flood-warnings-follow-severe-thunderstorms-new-hampshire <p>Updated 5:06 pm</p><p>Several thousand homes and businesses are without power following the severe thunderstorms that came through New Hampshire Wednesday afternoon.</p><p>Utilities reported some 6,500 outages as of 5pm Wednesday.</p><p>The National Weather Service says the storm brought more than 2 inches of rain to parts of New Hampshire, prompting concerns about flooding.</p><p></p><p>A <strong>flash flood warning is in effect for parts of Sullivan, Carroll and Grafton counties</strong>, until about 8pm.</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:14:12 +0000 Brady Carlson 51233 at http://nhpr.org Overnight Flooding Leads To Campground Evacuations http://nhpr.org/post/overnight-flooding-leads-campground-evacuations <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The heavy rain that fell in New Hampshire overnight has caused some campground evacuations and some road washouts in the town of Woodstock.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Woodstock Police Chief Douglas Moorehead said the hope is to get Route 112 open later Thursday morning.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 12:02:39 +0000 Associated Press 50890 at http://nhpr.org Manchester-Boston Airport Open, But Flight Departures Hit-Or-Miss http://nhpr.org/post/manchester-boston-airport-open-flight-departures-hit-or-miss <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Manchester-Boston Regional Airport remains open today despite the winter storm. &nbsp;But Deputy Airport Director Brian O'Neill says they've seen "a significant level of </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">cancelations</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and delays." &nbsp;While 13 flights have left on time, he says airlines have </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">canceled</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> 12 other flights so far.</span></p> Wed, 05 Feb 2014 13:58:45 +0000 Amanda Loder 43032 at http://nhpr.org Manchester-Boston Airport Open, But Flight Departures Hit-Or-Miss DOT To Commuters: Beware Snow Covered Roads http://nhpr.org/post/dot-commuters-beware-snow-covered-roads <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The state Department of Transportation is advising commuters along major highways and interstates in southern New Hampshire to travel no faster than 45 miles an hour. &nbsp;But DOT spokesman Bill Boynton says in many cases, travelers may need to go even more slowly. &nbsp;He says crews from Concord to the Massachusetts border are working in "the heart of the storm," and dealing with snow falling at about one to two inches an hour.</span></div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>"And that's going to limit visibility. &nbsp;It's also going to mean snow covered roads. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 13:15:57 +0000 Amanda Loder 43028 at http://nhpr.org DOT To Commuters: Beware Snow Covered Roads Southern N.H. Takes Brunt Of Winter Storm http://nhpr.org/post/southern-nh-takes-brunt-winter-storm <div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A winter storm warning is in effect statewide. &nbsp;Meteorologist Rob </span>Carolan<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;of Hometown Forecast Services in Nashua says the area south of the Lakes Region will see the heaviest accumulations, ranging from seven to twelve inches. Wed, 05 Feb 2014 12:37:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 43023 at http://nhpr.org Southern N.H. Takes Brunt Of Winter Storm Winter Weather Causes Accidents In Southern N.H. http://nhpr.org/post/winter-weather-causes-accidents-southern-nh <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">State and local police in New Hampshire are responding to dozens of minor accidents, especially in the southern part of the state, as falling snow has made roads hazardous.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A dispatcher at the State Police Troop B barracks in Bedford says police responded to 40 to 50 accidents on Saturday afternoon.</p> Sat, 18 Jan 2014 21:53:40 +0000 Associated Press 42089 at http://nhpr.org Cold Front To Hit N.H., "Flash Freeze" Tonight http://nhpr.org/post/cold-front-hit-nh-flash-freeze-tonight <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A blast of cold Arctic air is moving into the Granite State today.&nbsp; It’s part of the same system that’s put the Midwest into a deep freeze.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 41271 at http://nhpr.org Cold Front To Hit N.H., "Flash Freeze" Tonight Winter Storm Brings Snow, Cold and Travel Woes to N.H. http://nhpr.org/post/winter-storm-brings-snow-cold-and-travel-woes-nh <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Motorists are being urged to use caution and leave extra time for travel as a winter storm promises to deliver more snow and bitter cold temperatures to the Granite State.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">New Hampshire Department of Transportation </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">spokesman Bill Bonyton said roads are slick and that drivers need to take it slow.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Speed limits have been reduced to 45 MPH on New Hampshire's interstates and turnpikes.&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 02 Jan 2014 16:15:27 +0000 NHPR Staff 41121 at http://nhpr.org Winter Storm Brings Snow, Cold and Travel Woes to N.H. Another Winter Storm Hits New England http://nhpr.org/post/another-winter-storm-hits-new-england <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Electric utilities continue to fix power outages across northern New England as a fast moving storm is expected to drop heavy, wet snow in parts of Maine, Vermont and New Hampshire.</span></p><p><em><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">(Click <a href="http://nhpr.org/weather-0">here</a> for N.H. power outage maps.)</span></em></p> Mon, 30 Dec 2013 01:17:21 +0000 Associated Press 40916 at http://nhpr.org Another Winter Storm Hits New England Easy Trip For Monday Commuters Despite Weekend Storm http://nhpr.org/post/easy-trip-monday-commuters-despite-weekend-storm <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The season’s first major storm this weekend dumped snow across the state, with accumulations ranging from six inches to more than a foot.&nbsp; But</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;despite a tough weekend, it should be a relatively easy trip for Monday morning commuters.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 40173 at http://nhpr.org First Big Winter Storm Works Its Way Through N.H. http://nhpr.org/post/first-big-winter-storm-works-its-way-through-nh <p>The National Weather Service has issued a statewide winter weather warning for today. &nbsp;The storm is expected to drop 10 to 14 inches of snow across a large swath of the state. &nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Sun, 15 Dec 2013 12:44:01 +0000 Amanda Loder 40161 at http://nhpr.org Traveling For Thanksgiving? With Storm, Timing Is Everything http://nhpr.org/post/traveling-thanksgiving-storm-timing-everything <p>Some parts of New Hampshire could see hairy travel conditions beginning Tuesday evening. &nbsp;Depending on where you're going, meteorologist Gary Best encourages travelers to head out later on Wednesday.</p><p> Tue, 26 Nov 2013 20:11:15 +0000 Amanda Loder 39155 at http://nhpr.org Traveling For Thanksgiving? With Storm, Timing Is Everything Wednesday Nor'easter Expected To Bring Rain, Rather Than Snow...For Now http://nhpr.org/post/wednesday-noreaster-expected-bring-rain-rather-snowfor-now <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Meteorologists have been keeping an eye on a storm system that looks like it could bring a </span>nor’easter<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> to the area—just in time for Thanksgiving travel. &nbsp;</span></p><p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 12:00:00 +0000 Amanda Loder 39046 at http://nhpr.org Wednesday Nor'easter Expected To Bring Rain, Rather Than Snow...For Now Severe Storm Produces Dangerous Lightning http://nhpr.org/post/severe-storm-produces-dangerous-lightning <p>The strong storms that moved through New Hampshire sent lightning strikes that sparked some fires and possibly injured some people.</p><p>The <em>Telegraph</em> <em>of Nashua</em> <a href="http://bit.ly/1aGXtmz">reports</a> Londonderry crews were called to Comcast on Thursday after the building was struck by lightning. An employee complained of feeling light-headed and tingling sensations consistent with electrical shock. He was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:32:24 +0000 34904 at http://nhpr.org