High humidity expected Friday in New Hampshire; spotty showers, storms possible – WMUR Manchester

The hot and humid weather continues for New Hampshire into the weekend, with scattered showers and thunderstorms possible Friday.Highs on Friday will be slightly cooler than Thursday but will push into the 80s and low 90s. Heat indices, a measure of what the temperature feels like for people, will be as high as 95 to 97 degrees in the afternoon. >> Weather alertsA heat advisory is in effect for central and southern New Hampshire through Saturday evening. It’s important to stay hydrated and find ways to cool off.>> Record highs set ThursdayWith the high heat and humidity comes the chances for showers and storms, though they won’t pop up everywhere. Any storms that form could contain frequent lightning and torrential downpours. >> Interactive RadarStorms could also pop up Saturday and Sunday, but they will be spotty, so don’t consider the weekend a washout. The humidity will be tropical-like this weekend, and temperatures will be in the 80s on Saturday and the low 90s Sunday.The hot stretch will continue Monday. Relief from the humidity comes Tuesday as a cold front sweeps through. It will feel much more comfortable by Wednesday. HOT WEATHER SAFETY TIPS Health officials urge everyone to remember to drink plenty of water and make sure their pets are kept cool. Officials also reminded Granite Staters that children and pets should not be left in a hot car for any length of time because it can be deadly.Anyone spending a lot of time outside should drink water every 15 minutes, take frequent breaks indoors or in the shade, wear tightly-woven clothing that blocks out light, use sunscreen, wear a hat, wear ultraviolet-light-absorbent sunglasses and limit exposure to the sun between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.Anyone overcome by the heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location, and 911 should be called immediately.Be weather aware! Download the WMUR app for Apple or Android devices and turn on push notifications. You can choose to receive weather alerts for your geolocation and/or up to three ZIP codes. In addition, you can receive word when precipitation is coming to your area.Follow the Storm Watch 9 team on social media:Mike Haddad: Facebook | TwitterKevin Skarupa: Facebook | TwitterHayley LaPoint: Facebook | TwitterJacqueline Thomas: Facebook | TwitterMatt Hoenig: Facebook | Twitter

The hot and humid weather continues for New Hampshire into the weekend, with scattered showers and thunderstorms possible Friday.

Highs on Friday will be slightly cooler than Thursday but will push into the 80s and low 90s. Heat indices, a measure of what the temperature feels like for people, will be as high as 95 to 97 degrees in the afternoon.

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>> Weather alerts

A heat advisory is in effect for central and southern New Hampshire through Saturday evening. It’s important to stay hydrated and find ways to cool off.

>> Record highs set Thursday

With the high heat and humidity comes the chances for showers and storms, though they won’t pop up everywhere.

Any storms that form could contain frequent lightning and torrential downpours.

>> Interactive Radar

Storms could also pop up Saturday and Sunday, but they will be spotty, so don’t consider the weekend a washout.

The humidity will be tropical-like this weekend, and temperatures will be in the 80s on Saturday and the low 90s Sunday.

The hot stretch will continue Monday.

Relief from the humidity comes Tuesday as a cold front sweeps through. It will feel much more comfortable by Wednesday.

HOT WEATHER SAFETY TIPS

Health officials urge everyone to remember to drink plenty of water and make sure their pets are kept cool. Officials also reminded Granite Staters that children and pets should not be left in a hot car for any length of time because it can be deadly.

Anyone spending a lot of time outside should drink water every 15 minutes, take frequent breaks indoors or in the shade, wear tightly-woven clothing that blocks out light, use sunscreen, wear a hat, wear ultraviolet-light-absorbent sunglasses and limit exposure to the sun between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Anyone overcome by the heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location, and 911 should be called immediately.

Be weather aware! Download the WMUR app for Apple or Android devices and turn on push notifications. You can choose to receive weather alerts for your geolocation and/or up to three ZIP codes. In addition, you can receive word when precipitation is coming to your area.

Follow the Storm Watch 9 team on social media:

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