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The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for our area. The Advisory is in effect from late Thursday night through Friday evening.
Snow is expected to arrive overnight Thursday and mix with sleet and rain at times during the day Friday. Total snow accumulations of 2′ to 5″ are possible in parts of southern RI including Newport, with higher amounts expected in northern Rhode Island.
Check the alert from the National Weather Service below. Note: The Advisory below is for Newport. Higher snow amounts are expected in Providence and points north.
Winter Weather Advisory
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA 100 PM EST Thu Feb 24 2022 Southern Bristol MA-Southern Plymouth MA-Barnstable MA- Western Kent RI-Eastern Kent RI-Bristol RI-Washington RI- Newport RI- Including the cities of Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, Coventry, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, West Warwick, Bristol, Narragansett, Westerly, and Newport 100 PM EST Thu Feb 24 2022 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM MIDNIGHT TONIGHT TO MIDNIGHT EST FRIDAY NIGHT... * WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches. Winds gusting as high as 35 mph. * WHERE...Portions of southeastern Massachusetts and northern and southern Rhode Island. * WHEN...From midnight tonight to midnight EST Friday night. * IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning or evening commute. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snow will overspread the region between 1 and 3 am Friday morning. The snow will quickly become heavy, but change to sleet and rain by early to mid morning on Friday. Precipitation may change back to a period of snow later Friday afternoon and early evening along with a potential flash freeze. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Slow down and use caution while traveling.