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Higher Summits Forecast

Mountain weather is subject to rapid changes and extreme conditions. Always be prepared to make your own assessment of travel and weather conditions. This outlook is one tool to help you plan a safe trip. Always travel with adequate clothing, shelter, food, and water.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
5:01 AM

A cold front crossing New Hampshire early this morning will bring near-record cold to the higher summits overnight, with Canadian high pressure building in for Friday. Colder air will continue to pour into New England today, with temperatures falling during the afternoon hours and a few light mixed precipitation showers possible. Icing conditions will likely occur during the late afternoon and into the evening hours, with the summits clearing after midnight as much drier air works in from the northwest. High pressure will become centered overhead tomorrow, with temperatures rebounding into the 30s under plentiful sunshine after a chilly start to the morning. Warmer than average temperatures will return as high pressure drifts offshore for the weekend.

Forecast

Today:

Mostly in the clouds under mostly cloudy skies w/ a slight chance of mixed precipitation showers. Wind chills 15-25.

Highs: Mid 30s°F

Wind: W shifting NW 40-55 mph, decreasing to 25-40 mph w/ higher gusts early

Tonight:

Mostly in the clouds early, becoming in the clear under mostly clear skies. Wind chills falling to 0-10 above.

Lows: Upper teens°F

Wind: NW shifting N 30-45 mph w/ higher gusts

Tomorrow:

In the clear under mostly sunny skies. Wind chills rising to 20-30 late.

Highs: Upper 30s°F

Wind: NW shifting SW 15-30 mph, decreasing to 5-20 mph

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