A Blizzard Warning has been issued by the National Weather Service for all of Rhode Island and portions of eastern and northeastern Massachusetts.

The Blizzard Warning is in effect from midnight tonight to midnight on Saturday.

The storm is expected to begin overnight Friday and be heaviest during the day Saturday. Here’s our pm look at what local meteorologists are forecasting for snowfall.

In case you missed it, here’s part one from earlier today – Snow Forecast Roundup -AM Edition: Here’s how much snow is expected to fall in Rhode Island

You might also want to keep handy – LIVE BLOG | Rhode Island cancellations, closures, and delays.

National Weather Service

The latest update from the U.S. National Weather Service Boston was at approximately 11:30 am and they are sticking with 18-24″ of total snow accumulation for the majority of Rhode Island.

WPRI

As of this evening, WPRI is calling for 18-24″ of total snow accumulation for the majority of Rhode Island. Their forecast hasn’t changed much since earlier today.

Keep an eye on their forecast and coverage, here –Severe Weather Alert: Blizzard Warning In Effect, Snow Turns Steady, Heavy Overnight

WJAR

As of this evening, WJAR is calling for 12 – 24″ of total snow accumulation for Rhode Island. Since this morning, WJAR has moved that 18-24″ line further west to include more of Rhode Island.

Keep an eye on their forecast and coverage here – Blizzard warning posted for Southern New England ahead of Saturday’s storm

WLNE

This evening, WLNE is forecasting a total snow accumulation of 12 – 24″ across Rhode Island. Since this morning, WLNE has also moved that 18-24″ zone further into Rhode Island.

Keep an eye on their forecast and coverage here – Blizzard Conditions Saturday

WBZ

This evening, WBZ is calling for 12-18″ of total snow accumulation across Rhode Island. This morning, WBZ had a good portion of Rhode Island in an 18-28″ zone. They’ve since shifted that zone.

Keep an eye on their forecast and coverage here – Blizzard Warning For Potentially Historic Storm That’s Likely To Bring More Than 2 Feet Of Snow

Here’s a look at what these forecasts looked like this morning – Snow Forecast Roundup -AM Edition: Here’s how much snow is expected to fall in Rhode Island

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Belmore was born in Providence, Rhode Island; grew up and graduated high school in Coventry, Rhode Island; and lived in Newport, Rhode Island for more than ten years. He currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals.

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