We are in store for more weather this week as a nor'easter heads our way Wednesday into Thursday morning. Forecasters are predicting strong winds between 25 and 35 mph with gusts up to 65 mph. Additionally, the storm will be bringing chilly temperatures and rain – possibly even snow in some areas.
Here's the five-day outlook from National Weather Service for Nashua:
- Wednesday Snow, mainly after 4 p.m. Patchy fog after 2 p.m. High near 40. North wind 8 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
- Wednesday Night Rain and snow before 3am, then snow between 3am and 5am, then rain and snow after 5am. Patchy fog before 11pm. Low around 32. North wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 38 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New snow accumulation of less than one inch possible.
- Thursday Rain, mainly before noon. Patchy fog after 10am. High near 42. North wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
- Thursday Night A chance of showers, mainly before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. North wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
- Friday Mostly sunny, with a high near 48.
The nor'easter is expected to hit the Northeast from Cape Cod down to New York City, which was hit hard by Hurricane Sandy last week. This incoming storm's winds are expecting to be even more damaging as many trees, limbs and structures have already been weakened by last week's superstorm.