Coastal Rockingham Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Blizzard Warning
Statement as of 3:45 PM EST on January 26, 2015

...Blizzard Warning remains in effect from 10 PM this evening to 4 am EST Wednesday...

* hazard types...heavy snow and strong winds.

* Accumulations...snow accumulation of 18 to 24 inches.

* Timing...snow will begin late today in southern New Hampshire... and by early Tuesday for coastal Maine. Blizzard conditions will be most likely during the day Tuesday. Snow will wind down late Tuesday...but linger into Wednesday.

* Impacts...whiteout conditions will make travel extremely dangerous..if not impossible. Strong winds may lead to scattered power outages. Temperatures in the teens and single digits combined with winds will lead to bitterly cold wind chills. If you are stranded outdoors it could be potentially life threatening.

* Winds...north 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* Temperatures...7 to 21 above.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Blizzard Warning means severe winter weather conditions are expected or occurring. Falling and blowing snow with strong winds and poor visibilities are likely. This will lead to whiteout conditions...making travel extremely dangerous. Do not travel. If you must travel...have a winter survival kit with you. If you get stranded...stay with your vehicle.

Coastal Flood Warning
Statement as of 1:00 PM EST on January 26, 2015

...Coastal Flood Warning in effect from 2 am to 6 PM EST Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in gray has issued a coastal Flood Warning...which is in effect from 2 am to 6 PM EST Tuesday. The coastal Flood Watch is no longer in effect.

* Location...coastal Cumberland...coastal York and coastal Rockingham counties.

* Impacts...minor coastal flooding and moderate splashover and beach erosion are likely around high tide.

* Timing...within a couple hours either side of high tides around 430 am and around 530 PM Tuesday.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A coastal Flood Warning means that flooding is occurring or imminent. Coastal residents in the warned area should be alert for rising water...and take appropriate action to protect life and property.