Nor’Easter to bring Heavy Rain and Damaging Winds Tonight, Strongest along the coast

Southern New Hampshire – Strong Winds and Heavy Rain are going to impact our region later tonight and into early tomorrow morning. Power Outages and wind damage is possible in some areas as winds could gust over 45 MPH.

The Cape and the islands of Mass. will see the strongest winds, could be up to Hurricane Force wind gusts at some points throughout the night tonight and into early tomorrow morning, combined with the heavy rainfall expected later this evening, will have moderate to high risks of flash flooding and Power Outages.

Main threats are for Cape Cod and Southern Mass. as the coastal low will be movingbrushing the coast which is why the threats for power outages is more likely than they would be for more inland areas of New England, and New Hampshire.

Coastal areas in New Hampshire including Portsmouth and Hampton, and Seabrook, will still feel impacts from the storm, though it won’t be as high as they would be in Mass. Wind gusts are forecasted to be up to 55-60 MPH along the coast.

Flash Flood and High Wind Watches have been issued for Mass, CT, and RI, With multiple flash flood warnings issued in New York and PA. Gale Warnings, and Small Craft Advisories, as well as coastal flood advisories have also been issued for Coastal areas of New Hampshire and Southern Maine.

No Severe Weather Is expected today, although a few areas of heavy rainfall could have some embedded thunder with them as well.

Overnight tonight, Strong Winds gusting up to 35 MPH, with heavy rainfall, again could lead to power outages and flooding in some areas. Forecast Models are predicting up to another inch and a half by Thursday Morning.

For your Wednesday, We wont move much temperature wise, winds will still be gusting up to 25 MPH with scattered showers lingering throughout the day, as well as a few moutain snow showers are possible in higher elevations.

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