Newport, R.I. – 12-18″ snow continues and cold temps have hit our area, here’s the latest;

The National Weather Service in Taunton canceled the Winter Storm Warning for our area around 11 p.m. this evening.

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Detailed Forecast:

Today
A slight chance of snow showers after 3pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 24. Northwest wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tonight
A slight chance of snow showers before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 10. Wind chill values as low as -1. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%..

Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
410 AM EST SUN JAN 8 2017

CTZ002>004-MAZ002>024-026-RIZ001>008-090915-
HARTFORD CT-TOLLAND CT-WINDHAM CT-WESTERN FRANKLIN MA-
EASTERN FRANKLIN MA-NORTHERN WORCESTER MA-CENTRAL MIDDLESEX MA-
WESTERN ESSEX MA-EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-
WESTERN HAMPDEN MA-EASTERN HAMPSHIRE MA-EASTERN HAMPDEN MA-
SOUTHERN WORCESTER MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-
WESTERN PLYMOUTH MA-EASTERN PLYMOUTH MA-SOUTHERN BRISTOL MA-
SOUTHERN PLYMOUTH MA-BARNSTABLE MA-DUKES MA-NANTUCKET MA-
NORTHERN MIDDLESEX MA-NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-
SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-
WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-BLOCK ISLAND RI-
410 AM EST SUN JAN 8 2017

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHERN CONNECTICUT...ALL OF
MASSACH-- USETTS EXCEPT BERKSHIRE COUNTY...AND RHODE ISLAND.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

AN ARCTIC FRONT WILL TRIGGER SCATTERED SNOW SQUALLS ACROSS MUCH OF
THE REGION THIS AFTERNOON. A FEW OF THE SQUALLS COULD BE BRIEFLY
HEAVY WITH LOCALIZED NEAR WHITE OUT CONDITIONS FOR A TIME. THESE
MORE INTENSE SQUALLS WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO QUICKLY DEPOSIT AN
INCH OR TWO OF ACCUMULATION IN LESS THAN HOURS TIME. AS A RESULT
ROADS WILL BRIEFLY BECOME SNOW COVERED AND GIVE WAY TO SLIPPERY
TRAVEL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...MONDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

NO HAZARDOUS WEATHER IS EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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