Map courtesy of the National Weather Service

Hope you enjoyed the beautiful day Saturday – it’s time for a reality check. It’s February, and things are changing.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory all of Rhode Island and parts of eastern Massachusetts including Cape Cod and the Islands for Sunday, February 13.

Sunday’s storm is expected to produce accumulating snow for the region. Expect 3-6 inches for most of the area. Temperatures are expected to drop Sunday night, likely producing icy conditions on roadways. Use caution when traveling.

Read the text of the alert below.

Tolland CT-Windham CT-Western Norfolk 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-Northwest Providence RI-Southeast Providence RI-
Western Kent RI-Eastern Kent RI-Bristol RI-Washington RI-
Newport RI-Block Island RI-
Including the cities of Union, Vernon, Putnam, Willimantic,
Foxborough, Norwood, Quincy, Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth,
Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Chatham, Falmouth,
Provincetown, Vineyard Haven, Nantucket, Foster, Smithfield,
Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick,
West Warwick, Bristol, Narragansett, Westerly, Newport,
and New Shoreham
647 AM EST Sun Feb 13 2022

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM EST
MONDAY...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 3 to 6
  inches.

* WHERE...Portions of northern Connecticut, eastern and
  southeastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

* WHEN...Until 6 AM EST Monday.

* IMPACTS...Plan on slippery road conditions.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Slow down and use caution while traveling.




Ken Abrams

Lifestyle Editor Ken Abrams writes about music and more for What'sUpNewp, Providence Monthly, SO RI, and The Bay. He DJ's "The Kingston Coffeehouse" Tuesday nights, 6-9 PM on WRIU 90.3 FM.