Dec 8, 2014 6:55 PM
Flood WATCH in effect for Portions of the Granite State for Tuesday into Wednesday
Source: NH1 Chief Meteorologist - NH1.com
Flood WATCH in effect from the National Weather Service for central/southern reaches of NH along with the Seacoast.
There's also a heavy rain aspect to this storm system which could lead to flooding. Folks from the Merrimack Valley and points south and east will see the longest period of plain old rain which looks to be on the order of 1"-2" with locally higher amounts. With the frozen snowpack on the ground, the ground will have a tough time absorbing the rainfall. This leads to runoff issues with urban and poor drainage areas needing to be on the lookout especially for flooding. Coastal flooding and beach erosion will also be possible for the Seacoast.
Wind gusts of 40+ mph will also be possible Tuesday Afternoon and Night, especially at the Seacoast. A Wind Advisory is in effect for the Seacoast from I-95 to the immediate coast. A Storm WATCH is in effect for coastal waters for rough seas and strong winds.