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Weather Watch - NH Winter Storms

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Nashua area dealt with slippery roads Monday

State police are investigating whether the slippery road conditions that resulted from Monday morning’s snow and sleet storm played a role in a serious motor … Full story    
Published:  December 10, 2013

Light and dry snow is reason why NH escaped serious damage from winter storm

The recent snowstorm dumped piles of snow and brought high wind gusts to New Hampshire, but the state overall fared much better than its neighbors … Full story    
Published:  February 12, 2013

Winter storm “Nemo” goes easy on Nashua area

By dawn Saturday, the Gate City looked more like a scene from an apocalyptic movie than a city of nearly 90,000 people. City plows trawled … Full story    
Published:  February 11, 2013

Northeast trying to get back on track after storm

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Emergency crews and residents struggled to clear roadways and sidewalks from a storm that rampaged through the Northeast, dumping up to … Full story    
Published:  February 10, 2013

A state-by-state look at the northeast blizzard

CONNECTICUT The storm dumped at as much as 3 feet of snow on Connecticut, paralyzing much of the state. The governor ordered all roads closed … Full story    
Published:  February 10, 2013

Time-lapse video of downtown Nashua during the storm. videocam

Here is a time-lapse video of downtown Nashua Friday night during the storm. … Full story    
Published:  February 10, 2013

First work, then fun, as Greater Nashua digs out then enjoys a snowy playground

NASHUA – All work and no play makes a dull snowy day. Play would come Saturday afternoon in the form of young men and women … Full story    
Published:  February 10, 2013

The boys behind the blades: Hudson’s plow crews head out to clean after Nemo videocam

HUDSON – Like children receiving presents on Christmas, most of us don’t think about who plows out roads and what sort of effort goes into … Full story    
Published:  February 10, 2013

Storm causes few crashes, little impact across region

If 2 feet of snow fall in Nashua, but no one leaves their home to see it, does it count as a storm? As much … Full story    
Published:  February 10, 2013

School cancellations expected more frequently than in past

NASHUA – When Marge Chiafery joined the Merrimack School District in 1978 as assistant principal of Reeds Ferry Elementary School, snowy days were dealt with … Full story    
Published:  February 10, 2013

When the weather outside is frightful, many schools keep students learning

Weather Watch - Winter Storm ‘Nemo’ NH Live weather news with photos and videos in New Hampshire. Stay up to date on winter snow storm … Full story    
Published:  February 10, 2013

Concord snowfall 2nd-biggest on record

CONCORD (AP) - The massive snowstorm that walloped New Hampshire dumped 2 feet of snow on the capital city, but it wasn't enough to break … Full story    
Published:  February 9, 2013

Mass. boy dies of carbon monoxide in running car

BOSTON (AP) - The Boston fire department says an 11-year-old boy has died of carbon monoxide poisoning after being overcome as he sat in a … Full story    
Published:  February 9, 2013

There’s no fun like snow fun during a big storm

We’ll see how this whole “whip the public into a ‘Blizzard of ’78’ froth” snowstorm plays out; as I write this, only the first gentle … Full story    
Published:  February 9, 2013

Northeast begins digging out after snowstorm  

BOSTON (AP) — A howling storm across the Northeast left the New York-to-Boston corridor shrouded in 1 to 3 feet of snow Saturday, stranding motorists … Full story    
Published:  February 9, 2013

Tales from the storm: Taking to the ice, to the ‘shine’ and to taxis videocam

11:50 a.m. -- It’s official -- two feet and counting Severe weather conditions led to a quiet night Friday in and around Nashua, according to … Full story    
Published:  February 9, 2013

Nashua pizzeria owner plans to serve coffee, hot food to snowplow drivers videocam

NASHUA – Maria Borino was 25 years old and five months pregnant when she snowplowed streets one winter for a Lexington, Mass., company. “Guys used … Full story    
Published:  February 9, 2013

World Academy students brave the snow for school on Friday videocam

NASHUA – For kindergartners such as Kaylee Zaryckyj and Marques Martin, the word “blizzard” evokes images of wonders untold. “My house is going to be … Full story    
Published:  February 9, 2013

Blizzard of ’78 was storm for the ages

Along with preparation for our first big snowstorm in years, memories are flying about 35 years ago, when the Blizzard of ’78 became part of … Full story    
Published:  February 9, 2013

New England braces for up to 3 feet of snow

BOSTON (AP) — Snow began falling across the Northeast on Friday, ushering in what was predicted to be a huge, possibly historic blizzard and sending … Full story    
Published:  February 8, 2013




Hurricane Sandy - October 2012

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20-foot spruce uprooted by Sandy finds holiday home at St. Joseph Hospital

NASHUA – The Hilger family got their wish: a new home and a good cause for their 20-foot spruce, toppled by Hurricane Sandy on Monday. … Full story    
Published:  November 1, 2012

NJ's barrier islands are scenes of devastation

  MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey's delicate barrier islands, long and slender strips of land cherished by generations of sunbathing vacationers and full-time residents … Full story    
Published:  November 1, 2012

On third day, frustration setting in for Hudson residents waiting for lights to come back on

HUDSON – So close, yet so far. Rudy and Ellen Mireles, and their two babies, grudgingly prepared Wednesday to face their third night without power. … Full story    
Published:  November 1, 2012

For some, twice the treats

NASHUA – A mummy, the devil, a Power Ranger and a teacup Yorkie dressed as Frankenstein roamed the streets of Nashua on Wednesday night gathering … Full story    
Published:  November 1, 2012

With 218K in dark at peak, Sandy fourth-worst storm in NH history in terms of power loss

Hurricane Sandy will go down as the fourth-worst storm in state history in terms of power loss, with about 183,000 still in the dark, Gov. … Full story    
Published:  October 31, 2012

Nashua man hopes to donate 20-foot spruce, downed by Sandy, to holiday cause

NASHUA – Tom and Patty Hilger hope a prized spruce tree in their backyard will get one more season of decorating this Christmas. Unfortunately, they … Full story    
Published:  October 31, 2012

5 p.m. update: PSNH ramping up restoration efforts; 71 percent of Amherst still out

PSNH line crews, joined Tuesday morning by dozens of out-of-state linemen who came from as far as Oklahoma, were able to ramp up restoration efforts … Full story    
Published:  October 31, 2012

Sandy causes damage across the Nashua region, but most say it could have been worse

While damage among communities varied after Hurricane Sandy, which tore through Greater Nashua from Monday night into Tuesday morning, there was one constant among those … Full story    
Published:  October 31, 2012

Sandy’s death toll climbs; millions without power

NEW YORK – Millions of people from Maine to the Carolinas waited wearily for the power to come back on Tuesday, and New Yorkers found … Full story    
Published:  October 31, 2012

Officials assessing Sandy’s damage, planning clean-up

HAMPTON – Touring the sand-covered landscape along Ocean Boulevard on Tuesday afternoon, Gov. John Lynch met with authorities and beachgoers eager to view what Hurricane … Full story    
Published:  October 31, 2012

Area calm after the storm; Nashua trick-or-treat still on schedule

NASHUA– Communities spent Tuesday cleaning up after Sandy made its way up the East Cost, and while damage varied from community to community, there was … Full story    
Published:  October 30, 2012

Lawmakers, candidates offer support for disaster request, storm response

Still on break from the campaign trail, lawmakers and candidates from both sides of the aisle found common ground Tuesday, offering support for the responders … Full story    
Published:  October 30, 2012

Nashua road closures

About 20 streets and roads in Nashua were blocked or partially blocked Tuesday morning because of storm damage. Here is the complete list provided by … Full story    
Published:  October 30, 2012

Hudson, Pelham announce new times for trick-or-treating

With Sandy packing a wallop, some towns are rescheduling their times for trick-or-treating. Hudson has moved trick-or-treating to Sunday, Nov. 4 from 2 p.m. to … Full story    
Published:  October 30, 2012

Nashua calm Tuesday morning; no word on trick-or-treat times

NASHUA – Nashua assessing employees are out in force this morning, armed with tablet computers, surveying city streets looking for downed wires and trees. The … Full story    
Published:  October 30, 2012

Sandy leaves death, damp and darkness in wake

NEW YORK (AP) - As Superstorm Sandy marched slowly inland, millions along the East Coast awoke Tuesday without power or mass transit, with huge swaths … Full story    
Published:  October 30, 2012

During outages, issue of buried power lines surfaces

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was written after the 2011 October snowstorm, but the issue of buried power lines has arisen again following Hurricane Sandy. . … Full story    
Published:  October 30, 2012

Off the trail: Sandy gives temporary reprieve to beleaguered voters, campaigns

It took a hurricane to stop New Hampshire’s political storm. Candidates for state and national office were forced to cancel events across the state this … Full story    
Published:  October 30, 2012

Schoolchildren wait out Hurricane Sandy, school cancellations, at Nashua library

NASHUA – As local residents wary of a looming hurricane taped up windows and secured flying hazards Monday, 9-year-old Aydan Durant also got prepared at … Full story    
Published:  October 30, 2012

Massachusetts using Nashua-based Ping4 for hurricane smartphone alerts

NASHUA – Efforts by the commonwealth of Massachusetts to cope with Tropical Storm Sandy is bringing national attention to a Nashua software firm. “This is … Full story    
Published:  October 30, 2012

Here she blows

Priscilla Dichard was more than happy to leave her Nashua mobile home Monday for the safe, comfortable confines of Nashua High School South. “They’re fantastic, … Full story    
Published:  October 30, 2012

Environment a factor in hurricane’s course

WASHINGTON – Tropical Storm Sandy seems straight out of the latest Hollywood apocalyptic blockbuster. But a confluence of environmental and topographical characteristics helps explain its … Full story    
Published:  October 30, 2012

Facebook, Twitter abuzz with chatter on Hurricane Sandy

Whether you call it Frankenstorm, Stormpocalypse or simply Hurricane Sandy, the giant weather system barreling into the East Coast is a favorite topic of conversation … Full story    
Published:  October 30, 2012

State insurance department issues tips for dealing with storm damage

CONCORD – As residents around the region wake up to fallen trees and damaged homes Tuesday morning, the New Hampshire Insurance Department is offering tips … Full story    
Published:  October 30, 2012

Winds, rain from Tropical Storm Sandy slams Greater Nashua sparking fires and leaving many without power

Thousands lost power and high winds knocked down trees and wires, closing roads and sparking electrical fires around the region as Hurricane Sandy made landfall … Full story    
Published:  October 30, 2012

NH buckles down for Hurricane Sandy

HAMPTON (AP) New Hampshire awaited the worst of Hurricane Sandy with caution and curiosity Monday, with the governor declaring a state of emergency and urging … Full story    
Published:  October 29, 2012

Sandy gains power and aims for Northeast

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - A strengthening Hurricane Sandy churned north Monday, raking ghost-town cities along the Northeast corridor with rain and wind gusts. Subways … Full story    
Published:  October 29, 2012

Play it safe with food after power goes out

Riding out a hurricane after the power goes out is bad enough. Doing it while you’re sick would be worse, so the state Department of … Full story    
Published:  October 29, 2012

Nashua shelter quiet for now, volunteers waiting and seeing

The Red Cross shelter looked a lot like a high school lobby Monday morning. The shelter, which opened at 8 a.m. Monday at Nashua High … Full story    
Published:  October 29, 2012

Mitt, Ann Romney cancel Monday, Tuesday NH visits

Though precious few days remain until the Nov. 6 election, Hurricane Sandy’s threat of bringing dangerously strong winds and heavy, flooding downpours to the region … Full story    
Published:  October 29, 2012

March 1, 2012 Storm


PSNH on outage alert; 2-3 inches so far

While everyone is cautiously optimistic any power interruptions from the current storm won’t approach the widespread damage and extended outages the Halloween storm left behind, … Full story    
Published:  March 1, 2012

Late winter storm has homeless outreach workers scrambling

NASHUA – With the falling of the first flakes of a delayed winter’s first significant storm, Kathy Paquette scrambled to find emergency shelter beds, just … Full story    
Published:  March 1, 2012

PSNH statement on company’s storm preparation

For Immediate Release: PSNH Takes Precautions for Winter Storm MANCHESTER, N.H., February 29, 2012 -- Public Service of New Hampshire is prepared for the possibility … Full story    
Published:  February 29, 2012

October 2011 Storm


During outages, issue of buried power lines surfaces

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story was written after the 2011 October snowstorm, but the issue of buried power lines has arisen again following Hurricane Sandy. . … Full story    
Published:  October 30, 2012

Merrimack getting $150,000 to help defray ‘Snowtober’ costs

MERRIMACK – Six months after the October snowstorm leveled much of Merrimack, the town is set to accept $150,000 in federal funds to reimburse the … Full story    
Published:  April 25, 2012

2. Unprecedented ‘Snowtober’ storm knocks out power to 95 percent of Nashua customers

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Telegraph will be wrapping up its review of the 10 biggest local stories of 2011 in Saturday’s paper. Timing is everything in … Full story    
Published:  December 30, 2011

Trees, wires are a bad combo during storms

Power outages: Just one more thing to blame on the decline of the family farm. Fewer farms mean more trees. More trees mean more limbs … Full story    
Published:  December 4, 2011

PSNH report paints powerful picture of storm aftermath

Public Service of New Hampshire considers its efforts after a freak Halloween snowstorm that left hundreds of thousands without power to be a triumph. The … Full story    
Published:  December 4, 2011

FAST problems seem mostly fixed – at least, nobody’s complaining

NASHUA – It appears most problems with FairPoint’s high-speed Internet network cleared up Tuesday, although no official word came from the company. The Telegraph received … Full story    
Published:  November 9, 2011

Paperwork for federal declaration is next step following storm for city, state officials

NASHUA – After a dizzying week of power outages following the rare October snowstorm, the city begins another heavy task of filing the paperwork that … Full story    
Published:  November 6, 2011

Nashua’s final few grateful to have power restored; City begins damage assessment

Sitting in their living room and preparing for a seventh-straight night without power, Frank and Carol Menard noticed their ceiling fan slowly begin to circle … Full story    
Published:  November 6, 2011

How did telecom services handle the storm? Hard to say

A week ago, after the Halloween snowstorm swept through the area, Wilton and Lyndeborough experienced this connected world’s ultimate nightmare: Not only were many homes … Full story    
Published:  November 6, 2011

Hudson Trick or Treat rescheduled for Sunday, 4-6 p.m.

HUDSON – Police announced Wednesday that the town’s annual Halloween Trick or Treat has been rescheduled for Sunday, Nov. 6, from 4-6 p.m. The decision … Full story    
Published:  November 3, 2011

No school Thursday in Nashua, Hollis, Brookline; delays in Hudson, Litchfield

The Nashua and Hollis/Brookline Cooperative school districts called off school Thursday, the fourth consecutive day canceled since last weekend’s snow storm. Hudson issued a 90-minute … Full story    
Published:  November 3, 2011

PSNH customers still waiting for signs of the cavalry

NASHUA – Coleridge and Spenser are dead English poets. Coleridge and Spencer are dead ends in Nashua – just two of several city roads that … Full story    
Published:  November 3, 2011

Brookline FD serves meals to utility workers

BROOKLINE – A generation or two ago, when this town was half its current size and no one was a stranger, helping your neighbor was … Full story    
Published:  November 3, 2011

Lynch asks feds redo declaration

CONCORD – Gov. John Lynch appealed to the Obama administration for more federal assistance after last weekend’s historic snowstorm than it’s expected to get. The … Full story    
Published:  November 3, 2011

Advance force speeds work of PSNH crews

HUDSON – If your electricity is still out, it may feel like line crews are moving at a snail’s pace. But it could be slower … Full story    
Published:  November 3, 2011

National Guard called in to help Litchfield; residents grateful but still waiting on power videocam

LITCHFIELD – Spcs. Nick Collishaw and Alex Peck drove around Litchfield on Wednesday afternoon in a military Humvee and knocked on doors to check on … Full story    
Published:  November 3, 2011

Merrimack inundated with calls, including for carbon monoxide

MERRIMACK – Fire officials say they dealt with an extremely high volume of calls Monday night into Tuesday morning, many storm related. Calls tied to … Full story    
Published:  November 2, 2011

Nashua schedules brush collection for storm debris

NASHUA – Starting Monday, the city will haul away brush, including limbs and debris from the Halloween weekend storm. Brush should be at the curbside … Full story    
Published:  November 2, 2011

PSNH wants people to call in power outages: 800-662-7764

With slightly less than two-thirds of Greater Nashua still without power Tuesday night, PSNH continued bringing in crews and equipment to help repair lines, although … Full story    
Published:  November 2, 2011

Generator fumes hospitalize seven from Milford

MILFORD – Town rescue crews dealt with two cases of serious carbon monoxide poisoning Tuesday, and a Nashua family narrowly escaped serious injury Monday night. … Full story    
Published:  November 2, 2011

2 of 3 in area still lack power; Friday return seen

Slightly less than two-thirds of Nashua customers are still without power as of 8:45 p.m. Tuesday, while virtually all of Windham and a large number … Full story    
Published:  November 2, 2011

Fire during teeth of storm destroys 1920s Berkeley Street home

NASHUA – An electrical fire destroyed a stately Berkeley Street home early Sunday morning during the teeth of the snowstorm. A large tree limb fell … Full story    
Published:  November 2, 2011

Nashua, Hudson, Merrimack and other towns cancel school Wednesday

School bells won’t ring Wednesday in several Nashua areas communities, as downed utility wires and a lack of electricity force a continuation of a surprising … Full story    
Published:  November 2, 2011

Hotels fully booked as far north as Tilton; online confirmations not always guaranteed

NASHUA – David Roth thought he was booked for a warm hotel bed twice this weekend, only to get burned both times by “bogus” online … Full story    
Published:  November 2, 2011

Blacked-out traffic lights are ‘huge priority,’ call for police presence

HUDSON – Police are directing traffic when they can and urging caution when they can’t, as many traffic lights in Hudson remain without power as … Full story    
Published:  November 2, 2011

No power real concern for wheelchair-bound on upper floors

NASHUA – No one likes being without power, but it can be particularly scary when your devices aren’t cell phones and laptops, but oxygen tanks … Full story    
Published:  November 2, 2011

Shelters, centers meet needs in communities

Amherst The warming center at the Public Safety Complex, 177 Amherst St., is open Wednesday from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Emergency management director Brian Gleason said … Full story    
Published:  November 2, 2011

Carbon monoxide awareness urged

November is Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month as carbon monoxide poisoning becomes a greater risk during the heating season. Nationally, carbon monoxide is one of the … Full story    
Published:  November 2, 2011

PSNH: 135,000 customers still without power

Step by step, inch by inch. On Monday, 73 percent of PSNH customers in Nashua remained without power. As of Tuesday morning, that was reduced … Full story    
Published:  November 1, 2011

No school Tuesday, and maybe longer

With nearly half of schools still offline in Nashua and entire neighborhoods across the city still without power, Superintendent Mark Conrad fears the district may … Full story    
Published:  November 1, 2011

January 2011 Storm


Souhegan, Amherst budget hearings postponed

AMHERST – The snowstorm has forced the postponement of Wednesday night’s public budget hearings for the Amherst and Souhegan Cooperative school districts. The hearings will … Full story    
Published:  January 12, 2011

Storm Day 2: Sidewalks still caked with snow kept Nashua schools closed

With the Nashua street sidewalks coated in piles of uncleared snow, Erica Aponte and her four-year-old daughter, Rita, took to the streets for their daily … Full story    
Published:  January 14, 2011

Snow blessing for some

Nashua, like much of New England, has a few days of shoveling and plowing ahead after a classic nor’easter pounded the region with up to … Full story    
Published:  January 13, 2011

‘White gold’ just ticket for slopes

It’s almost as if New Hampshire’s ski resorts made a deal with Mother Nature. Wednesday’s snowstorm blew through the state and left many cities and … Full story    
Published:  January 13, 2011

Plow drivers have to return again and again

9:00 a.m. HOLLIS – A plow truck driver was called out at 12:30 a.m. Tuesday following a fire call on Dow Road. The town’s other … Full story    
Published:  January 12, 2011

Highways "a mess," police say

Police and fire dispatchers in Nashua, Merrimack, Hudson, Hollis, Litchfield, and the greater Milford area all report that they have heard of no major problems … Full story    
Published:  January 12, 2011

Snow to continue all day, NWS predicts

The National Weather Service now calls for roughly 7 to 11 inches of snow to fall today in the Nashua area, with northeasterly winds and … Full story    
Published:  January 12, 2011

Some schools announce Wednesday closings early

The first of the Nashua area school systems has preemptively canceled classes on Wednesday in advance of a Nor’easter expected to hammer New England. Milford … Full story    
Published:  January 11, 2011

Storm warning upgraded to blizzard

The National Weather Service has upgraded the winter storm warning to a blizzard warning from 2 am. to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Blizzard warnings are issued … Full story    
Published:  January 11, 2011

No word on Nashua snow day until tomorrow

NASHUA – Although it may seem inevitable, don’t expect any word on a snow day until tomorrow morning, said Superintendent Mark Conrad. With more than … Full story    
Published:  January 11, 2011

Winter Storm Warning

...SNOW EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF NEW HAMPSHIRE AND WESTERN MAINE BY WEDNESDAY MORNING... LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK UP THE EAST COAST TONIGHT AND WILL BE … Full story    
Published:  January 11, 2011