Thunderstorms

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Update Sunday 7/24 11:30pm: New Hampshire electric utilities say they've restored power to nearly all of the homes and businesses who lost electricity during Saturday's storm.

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Today’s topic is thunderstorms. Summer in NH brings those triple H days – hazy, hot, and humid! On days like those there’s nothing more welcome than the arrival of a late-afternoon thunderstorm, leaving in its wake cool, refreshing air, scrubbed clean of haze and pollution.

Heatwave Relief Could Last Into Mid-Week

Jul 21, 2013

The state should see some relief today thanks to a cold front set to move in last night from Ontario and Quebec. National Weather Service meteorologist Michael Cempa says the most recent heat wave was caused by something called a ‘Bermuda High.’ That’s when a high pressure system parks along the western Atlantic. “And that kind of just keeps the flow of warm air from the southwest, from the southern states and the Gulf of Mexico," Cempa says. "So we get that warmer and more humid air just...

Severe Storm Warnings in N.H.

May 29, 2012
<a href="http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/new-hampshire/weather-radar">Accuweather.com</a>

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) The National Weather Service says severe thunderstorm warnings for much of New Hampshire will remain in effect at least until 10 p.m.

The weather service reported hail the size of a quarter rained down on Alstead and area communities. The fast-moving storm is spreading from northeast from Cheshire County and western Merrimack County. There was a brief tornado watch just north of Keene, but that expired at 4:15 p.m.