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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.
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
4:59 AM
Flood Watch for neighboring ravines/notches until Thu PM...

Low pressure south of Long Island will intensify as it moves slowly northeast today, with a strengthening onshore flow pushing copious amounts of moisture into New England. Strengthening easterly winds will allow the higher summits to finally break above the freezing mark, with morning mixed precipitation changing over to all rain. As the low moves into the Gulf of Maine this evening rain will pick up in intensity, with heavy rain possible over the course of the night and into Thursday. Flooding remains a concern for the neighboring ravines and tributaries due to the extended nature of this storm and the heavy rainfall expected over the next few days. The heavier precipitation should come to an end Thursday evening, with lighter rain showers continuing into Friday as the low pressure slowly pulls away into the Canadian Maritimes.

Forecast

Today:

In the clouds w/ mixed precipitation early changing to rain. Wind chills 15-25.

Highs: Mid 30s°F

Wind: E 30-45 mph, increasing to 40-55 mph w/ higher gusts

Tonight:

In the clouds w/ rain, heavy at times. Wind chills 15-25.

Lows: Steady in the mid 30s°F

Wind: E 35-50 mph, increasing to 50-70 mph w/ higher gusts late

Tomorrow:

In the clouds w/ rain, heavy at times. Wind chills 20-30.

Highs: Lower 40s°F

Wind: E 50-70 mph, decreasing to 35-50 mph w/ higher gusts early

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