Governor Lynch has declared a State of Emergency in New Hampshire as of 10 a.m. today. People are requested to stay off the roads because of hazards created by standing water, flying debris and downed wires.
The National Weather Service forecasts that the brunt of the storm will continue through New Hampshire until the early morning hours on Tuesday, with rainfall of 1-3 inches and wind gusts to 60 mph over most of the state.
Utility outages, total is approximately 72,000.
100 National Guard soldiers are on standby at Pease Air National Guard Base and the Manchester and Plymouth armories. They have not yet been deployed.
14 Shelters open or on standby:
For updated shelter information, call 211.
Road closures: 4 state roads, Mast Road in Goffstown, Route 155A in Lee/Durham and Route 107 in Raymond and Route 125 in Lee. Approximately 50 local roads are closed. The most common cause of road closures is trees or wires down.