Apr 3, 2016 7:40 PM
NH1 Weather Insider with meteorologist Bill Gile for April 4, 2016
Here comes round #2 of wintry weather starting just after daybreak Monday morning, continuing throughout the day and winding down to snow showers for the late afternoon and evening. This one will be a longer duration event, on the order of about 8-12 hours, but it will generally be a light snowfall without any strong winds to deal with. However, for southernmost NH there could be a few brief periods when the snow intensity increases during the mid-late morning which could begin to cover the roads creating slippery spots for travelers. Otherwise, most of the accumulations will be on the non-paved surfaces and primarily occur before 1pm. During the afternoon there will be additional snowfall but will be tending to melt and compact upon hitting the ground as a result of the daytime solar heating combined with still warm ground temperatures as highs climb just above freezing in the south. In fact, the steady light snows in the afternoon will be winding down to snow showers toward the evening and coming to an end.
Northern NH will miss out on this one again. Central NH from the Lakes region to Concord to the Upper valley will pick up near an inch of snow. southern NH and northern MA will receive 2-3 inches with a few spot 4 inch amounts in some of the higher elevations.
Tuesday and Wednesday will both be a couple of quiet, but cold weather days with highs in the 30s and morning lows in the teens. The next storm threat comes in later Thursday with rain showers that turn to steadier rains Friday. The problem is that more cold air may be dropping southward again so northern NH could mix with snow late Friday before ending. Then more snow showers may be around for Saturday! WOW, THIS IS APRIL, RIGHT?