The National Weather Service has issued a “Winter Storm Warning” for the region for Sunday, February 7th. The storm is expected to impact all of Rhode Island including Newport. We’ll keep you updated all weekend.
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Winter Storm Warning
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 316 AM EST Sun Feb 7 2021 ....WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM THIS MORNING TO 1 AM EST MONDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches. Winds gusting as high as 40 mph. * WHERE...Portions of southeastern Massachusetts and northern and southern Rhode Island. * WHEN...From 7 AM this morning to 1 AM EST Monday. * IMPACTS...Travel could be very difficult. Wet snow may result in isolated power outages if the higher amounts are realized. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow overspreads the region this morning and continues through the afternoon. The snow may begin as a brief period of rain before changing to snow. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food, and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency.