Map provided by the National Weather Service

Ready or not, it looks like we’re in for the season’s first snowstorm.

A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for portions of northern and central Rhode Island for Sunday, December 11. A fast-moving storm will impact the region beginning Sunday afternoon. The forecast calls for 2-4 inches of snow in parts of the region, with lesser amounts along the coast.

Read the complete text of the Advisory below:

National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
1228 PM EST Sun Dec 11 2022

Windham CT-Southern Worcester MA-Northwest Providence RI- Southeast Providence RI-Western Kent RI-Eastern Kent RI- Including the cities of Putnam, Willimantic, Milford, Worcester, Foster, Smithfield, Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, and West Warwick, 1228 PM EST Sun Dec 11 2022


* WHAT…Snow. Additional snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches.

* WHERE…Portions of northern Connecticut, central Massachusetts and northern Rhode Island.

* WHEN…Until 7 AM EST Monday.

* IMPACTS…Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions could impact the morning commute.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS..Confidence has increased that snowfall amounts up to 3 inches could extend as far east as Providence County in RI. Therefore we`ve updated the winter weather advisory to include the counties listed above.


Slow down and use caution while traveling.

Ken Abrams

Lifestyle Editor Ken Abrams writes about music, the arts and more for What'sUpNewp. He is also a contributor to Providence Monthly, SO RI, Hey Rhody and The Bay magazines.
Ken DJ's "The Kingston Coffeehouse," a roots/folk/rock radio show every Tuesday, 6-9 PM on WRIU 90.3 FM. He is a former educator in the Scituate, RI school system where he taught Social Studies for over 30 years.
Ken is presently on the board of the Rhode Island Folk Festival and Newport Live (formerly Common Fence Music), a non-profit that brings diverse musical acts to the Newport area.