Thursday, March 7, 2013
The South County area is expected to get 3 to 6 inches of snow between Thursday and Friday.
Snow began to fall early Thursday morning and, according to forecasters, is expected to continue into Friday afternoon. The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the region, effective until 1 p.m. Friday. According to NWS forecasters, the heaviest accumulations will be Thursday night into Friday morning. Snowfall predictions were at one point upwards of 8 inches, but have now dropped to 2 to 6 inches expected by Friday afternoon. Those closer to the coast are expected to see less snow (no more than three inches) while the inland regions could see up to six inches. According to WPRI, areas north and west of Providence will see the heaviest snowfall in the state with an estimated 5 to 9 inches. Today's …
Friday, February 22, 2013
Forecasters are predicting more snow, but how much?
Will North Kingstown see significant snowfall this weekend or will it be an inch with rain mixed in? The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather alert for the weekend as a wintry mix makes its way toward the region. But how much snow NK is expected to get depends on how warm the temperatures remain. Forecasts vary, but most expect just a couple inches in the area. ABC6 is predicting 1 to 3 inches; WPRI 12 predicts 1 to 4 inches and NBC 10 estimates "a few inches." The National Weather Service believes accumulations will top off at about an inch. Snow and rain are expected to begin sometime Saturday afternoon, switching back and forth between all snow, all rain and a mix through the evening. After midnight, it should …
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
Yes, more snow is on the way.
We haven't seen the last of wintry weather this week. According to the National Weather Service, Rhode Island is getting more snow – tonight. Luckily, this storm system is nothing like the blizzard that dropped 20 inches on the area over the weekend, knocking out power to thousands in North Kingstown. According to projections, North Kingstown is expected to see a light accumulation of one to two inches of snow tonight. Thursday's morning commute may be a bit tricky due to the precipitation. But, that's not all. Multiple weather organizations are keeping a close eye on another weather system that could bring more substantial snowfal to the area Sunday. Forecasters are still determining the storm's path, which could either hit the …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Forecasters are predicting some areas of Rhode Island will get up to 4 inches of snow Wednesday.
It may have felt like spring earlier this week with those 60º temperatures on Monday, but the winter chill is back starting Wednesday. The National Weather Service is now predicting snow for Wednesday as temperatures will plummet into the upper 20s and lower 30s Tuesday night and into Wednesday. Snow is expected to move in after midnight. Northern Rhode Island could see anywhere between 2 to 4 inches of snow throughout Monday. Coastal areas and southern Rhode Island are expected to get 1 to 2 inches while the coastline will see a coating of up to 1 inch. Forecasters are also predicting rain and sleet to be in the mix tomorrow.