Oct 28, 2015 2:29 PM
NH1 First Alert Weather: Heavy rain, wind expected to pound NH Wednesday into Thursday
CONCORD - A batch of heavy rain and wind is headed our way Wednesday night through early Thursday morning and First Alert Weather has you covered.
Here is what you need to know
• Rain will develop during Wednesday mid-afternoon
• Southeast winds will increase with peak wind gusts 25- 45 mph between 9 pm and 5 a.m.The strongest winds will be confined to the coast where gusts to 50 mph may be possible. Higher gusts will be found in elevations above 1,500 feet as well.
• Coastal Flood Watch through late tonight for midnight High Tide. Minor coastal flooding and splashover along Hampton and Jennis Beaches.
• Periodic tropical downpours this evening-overnight with widespread 1-2" rainfall. Embedded thunderstorms and rumbles of thunder in the downpours overnight.
• Poor drainage street flooding will be possible in times of heaviest rain. Blocked gutters could create some flooding as well.
• The heaviest rain will be over by the morning commute, but a few showers will linger. Expect big puddles which could slow down the commute along with the potential for hydroplaning.
• The storm will be a great "defoliator" as winds and a rain will help to strip trees of their leaves which are already past peak ins northern areas.
• A mild surge of air follows in behind the departing rain Thursday. Expect skies to become Partly cloudy with highs in the 60's and lwr 70's.
• Weather Thursday night at Foxboro looks great with gradual clearing, mild breezy conditions starting off near 60 at kickoff and falling back into the 50's
• Halloween for Trick or Treaters still looks great with mainly clear skies and temps in the 40's.
NH1 News will have more updates on weather on tonight at 5, 6, and 10 WBIN - TV and NH1.com.