Jan 25, 2015 11:28 AM
Nor'easter expected to slam NH Tuesday
The National Weather Service in Gray Maine has issued a winter storm warning for heavy snow beginning 10 p.m. Monday night to 4 a.m. Tuesday for all of Maine and New Hampshire.
In Southern New Hampshire snow will begin coming down steadily Monday evening and will pick up significantly early Tuesday morning continuing for most of the day.
The heavy snow will cause visibility to be one quarter mile or less at times and this will lead to dangerous traveling conditions. Temperatures are estimated to be 11 to 19 degrees and accumulation is estimated to be 18 to 24 inches.
Unitil Corporation, which is a provider of natural gas and electricity for NH, released a statement providing customers with a check list. Customers should:
-Have flashlights and fresh batteries
-A battery-operated radio and clock
-Canned foods, and a manual can opener
-A list of important cell phone numbers
-Car charger for cell phones
-First Aid kit
Unitil also urges customers to carefuly remove snow and ice from outdoor vents and meters using brooms. Keep vents and meters clear to allow proper ventilation and prevent carbon monoxide buildup within the home. Unitil encourages customers to follow their twitter (@Unitil) and Facebook feeds for updates.
Be sure to stay tuned in to NH1.com for comprehensive snow coverage and WBIN-TV for Chief Meteorologist Clayton Stiver's comprehensive weather analysis as the storm progresses.
Make sure you watch NH1 News tonight at 5, 6 and 10 p.m. for the latest in this developing story, and tune in to WBIN Tuesday for all day coverage and storm track.
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