Dec 24, 2014 10:05 PM
Clayton Stiver's 7-day NH1 Forecast for Christmas Day, Dec. 25, 2014
Source: NH1 Chief Meteorologist - NH1.com
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone! Hope you're having great times with family and friends. A significant low pressure system continues to track across the Great Lakes into Canada dragging a cold front across the Granite State. A mild surge of air and rain will initially be seen ahead of the front Christmas Day Morning. The front will pass to our east by the afternoon and a dry air mass will lead to clearing skies. Gusty west winds will also pick up and usher in a cooler air mass dropping the temperatures throughout the day.
High pressure builds across the region Thursday Night and lingers through Saturday leading to fair skies and pleasant conditions.
A weak area of low pressure will pass to our north on Sunday and will drag a cold front across the area. At this time however, only a few rain and snow showers are expected.
Christmas Day: Cloudy with rain and fog mainly before 10am, becoming mostly sunny by the afternoon, windy with gusts perhaps as high as 40mph, highs in the morning well into the 50s, dropping through the 40s during the afternoon. Thursday Night: Mostly clear, still windy, lows 26-30. Friday: Mostly sunny, highs 41-45. Saturday: Mostly sunny, highs 43-47. Sunday: Mostly cloudy with a slight chance of rain and snow showers, highs 39-43. Monday: Mostly sunny and colder, highs 32-36. Tuesday: Partly sunny with a chance of snow showers, highs 29-33. New Year's Eve: Sun and clouds, highs 27-31.