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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.
Sunday, September 21, 2014
5:01 AM

A cold front will approach northern New England today, with a moist air mass in place helping to spark showers and a few thunderstorms this afternoon. Temperatures will climb to their warmest readings of the past week, reaching the 50 degree mark by the afternoon. Overnight showers will continue as the front crosses, with temperatures beginning to fall through the 40s and into the upper 30s with summit fog persisting. Temperatures will continue to plummet Monday as upslope flow continues, with any lingering showers mixing with snow, sleet, and freezing rain during the afternoon as temperatures fall below freezing. Below average temperatures and wintry conditions will continue into Tuesday.

Forecast

Today:

In the clouds w/ showers likely and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

Highs: Lower 50s°F

Wind: SW shifting S 40-55 mph, decreasing to 20-35 mph w/ higher gusts early

Tonight:

In the clouds w/ a chance of rain showers. Wind chills 20-30.

Lows: Mid 30s°F

Wind: SW shifting W 20-35 mph, increasing to 35-50 mph w/ higher gusts late

Tomorrow:

In the clouds w/ a chance of rain showers early, changing to mixed precipitation showers. Wind chills falling to 10-20.

Highs: Falling to around 30°F

Wind: NW 35-50 mph, increasing to 45-60 mph w/ higher gusts late

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