Tag Archives: Winter

Mt. Washington Breaks Cold Record Set 9 Days Ago

The Mount Washington Observatory reported early Saturday that the summit tied for second-coldest place on earth, at a brisk -36 degrees Fahrenheit. | Keep Reading at NHPR

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NH tourism officials say both visitors and spending expected to be up 4 percent this winter

BOSTON — New Hampshire tourism officials on Thursday announced that the winter of 2017-2018 is expected to bring four percent increases in both the number of visitors and in spending. Victoria Cimino, director of the NH Division of Travel and … Continue reading

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‘Farmers’ Almanac’ calls for cold, snowy winter for Northeast

Northeasterners, keep your mittens, boots and show shovel handy. The Farmers’ Almanac that goes on sale this week predicts a snowy winter from Maryland to Maine with five coastal storms to bring winter misery to the region. The publication, now … Continue reading

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2016-17 Ski season wraps up with 31% increase in visits so far

Though final numbers are still rolling in from the trade association’s member resorts, a consistent weekly tally of skier visits from 10 of the state’s alpine resorts shows that skier visits for the 2016/17 season are up 31 percent over … Continue reading

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Is Brine Better or Worse for De-Icing New Hampshire Roads?

There is a debate in New Hampshire and other states about using liquefied road-clearing materials like brine instead of rock salt. Brine works quicker and is more effective at preventing ice.  Brine can, therefore, make roads safer. However, brine also causes … Continue reading

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Ask Jeanne Shaheen – So What About Diminshed Snowfall?

Remember the halcyon days when the science of global warming was settled? Do you recall the dire warnings from green industry activists “experts” around the world, echoed by prominent herd animals Democrats, including some from from New Hampshire, that Global Warming was going to diminish regional snowfalls and ruin the ski and tourism industry? Continue reading

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