Severe Weather Alert: Flash Flood Warning Issued for Northern New Hampshire – Stay Safe!

Berlin and Littleton, New Hampshire are currently under a flash flood warning until 11:45 p.m. as heavy rainfall continues to pour in the region. The National Weather Service has reported around 1.5 to 2.5 inches of rain already falling in the warned area, with the possibility of an additional 2.5 inches in a short span of time. This warning indicates ongoing flash floods or imminent flooding soon.

Residents in areas such as Carroll and Franconia are advised to take caution as the severe weather conditions persist. Drivers are particularly urged to avoid flooded roads, as statistics show that most flood-related fatalities occur in vehicles. The warning comes as a severe thunderstorm warning is also in effect for north-central Grafton County, with wind gusts of up to 60 mph expected.

Furthermore, a tornado watch has been issued for Belknap, Carroll, Coos, and Grafton counties until early Thursday morning, signaling the potential development of severe thunderstorms capable of producing tornadoes. Although a tornado warning was previously issued for Grafton County, it has since expired without any confirmed tornado touchdown.

In the event of a tornado warning, residents are advised to seek immediate shelter in the lowest part of a building or in a structurally secure area away from windows. It is crucial to remain vigilant of weather updates and alerts by downloading the WMUR app for Apple or Android devices and enabling push notifications for real-time information.

For those seeking storm coverage, the free Very Local app on smart TVs is available, providing additional resources and updates on severe weather conditions. Stay informed and prepared by following the Storm Watch 9 team on social media for continuous updates and safety tips during severe weather events, ensuring the safety and well-being of individuals in affected areas.