New Hampshire is in for some snow this week, with the potential for more as a pair of systems makes their way to New England.
Derek Schroeter, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Gray, Maine, said Sunday that a front expected to arrive around midnight tonight could lead to a few inches in southern New Hampshire, 4 inches in central areas and as much as 6 inches in the mountains.
“Tuesday morning looks messy and the potential is there for decent two- or three-day snow totals between the two systems,” Schroeter said.
The strength of the second system was still unclear on Sunday, but Schroeter said rain expected Tuesday afternoon and evening is likely to turn to snow and add another fresh coat for Wednesday, when central and northern regions could see the most.
“Where that surface low develops and how strong it gets could lead to another round of plow-able snow Tuesday night into Wednesday,” Schroeter said. “There’s still a lot of uncertainty with how that second piece of energy is going to translate to a coastal storm development.”
Schroeter said early projections for Wednesday were 2-4 inches for southern and coastal areas, but that could change if the system strengthens as it develops.
“We’re certainly looking at a good healthy snowfall for central New Hampshire and the mountains,” Schroeter said. “It should be pretty good for the ski areas if things work out.”