MWC Daily: Coldest Weather of the Season
We're dealing with the coldest weather of the season, so make sure you have plenty of wood for the fireplace today if you and your kids are on February vacation.
Temps aren't expected to get out of the teens today and even thought it's not expected to be as cold tonight as it was Monday evening, it's still going to be very cold. Please make sure you bring pets indoors and check on neighbors and the elderly.
Partly to mostly sunny skies will give way to increasing cloudiness in the afternoon, high 16. Variable amounts of sun and clouds in the North Country, high 11. Look for 1-3 inches of snow tonight along the immediate seacoast. Check your 5-day forecast.
Record Broken, Record Tied
WMUR Meteorologist, Kevin Skarupa tweeted the following this morning. Concord broke a record, while Portsmouth tied one.
Get Your Running/Walking Shoes Ready
Come April, the snow will, (for the most part) be gone and it will be time to come out of hibernation. If you're a runner or a walker, check out a way you can have fun and help honor the memory of Brentwood police officer, Stephen Arkell.
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Wake Up Winning
We'll have another O'NEIL CINEMA gift card to give away.