Watches, Warnings, and Advisories

Current Watches, Warnings and Advisories for Merrimack (NHC013) New Hampshire Issued by the National Weather Service

 

Special Weather Statement Special Weather Statement - Merrimack (New Hampshire)


Updated:Sat, 15-Jun-2019 3:01am EDT
Effective:Sat, 15-Jun-2019 3:01am EDT
Expires:Sat, 15-Jun-2019 8:45pm EDT
Severity:Minor
Urgency:Expected
Certainty:Observed
Status:Actual
Type:Alert
Category:Met

Areas affected: Belknap; Cheshire; Coastal Rockingham; Eastern Hillsborough; Interior Rockingham; Merrimack; Northern Carroll; Northern Coos; Northern Grafton; Southern Carroll; Southern Coos; Southern Grafton; Strafford; Sullivan; Western And Central Hillsborough
 
Message summary: ...national weather service cold water safety message...
* the warm air temperatures this weekend in the 70s and lower 80s may cause people to underestimate the dangers of the cold water temperatures which are currently only in the mid 50s across sebago lake and lake winnipesaukee, and in the mid 50s in the regions smaller lakes and rivers.
* the cold water temperatures can quickly cause hypothermia to anyone immersed in the water. When the water temperature is below 60 degrees, the average submerged person could loose dexterity within minutes and be unable to accomplish simple tasks. Anyone on small boats, canoes, or kayaks should plan accordingly if recreating this weekend and use extreme caution to avoid this threat. Paddle smart from the start and always wear your life jacket!
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