Monthly Archives: January 2015

Bridges to Close at Midnight – Jan 26 2015 2130

The RI Emergency Ops Center has announced that the Newport Pell, Mount Hope and Jamestown Bridges will close to traffic at midnight tonight.     A full traffic ban, with limited exceptions, is in effect at midnight as well.

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NGRID REP Stationed at Portsmouth EOC Jan 26, 2015 1830

A representative from National Grid has been stationed at the Portsmouth RI EOC to monitor NGRID actions during the blizzard.  Continue to watch Portsmouth Emergency and Facebook and @PortsmouthEmerg and twitter with #JUNO02871 for Portsmouth blizzard information.

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RI EMA Has Established #JUNORI for Blizzard Info Jan 26, 2015 1830

The RI EMA has established #JUNORI for blizzard info specific to RI.  We in Portsmouth RI will continue to post info specific to Portsmouth under #JUNO02871.

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Portsmouth EOC and IPI Activated Jan 26, 2015, 1800

The Portsmouth Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and Internet Public Information (IPI) Section has been activated for Winter Storm JUNO 2015.  Please monitor Portsmouth Emergency on Facebook and @PortsmouthEmerg on twitter and enter hashtag #JUNO02871 for continuing posts concerning Portsmouth during … Continue reading

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Blizzard Update From National Weather – Sun evening

BLIZZARD OF Jan. 26-27, 2015 OVERVIEW A powerful storm system will develop off the North Carolina coast early Mon., then explosively deepen and move over the ‘benchmark’ of 40N 70W by Tue. morning. It will then stall and drift only … Continue reading

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Blizzard Watch Mon night thru Weds Jan 26-28

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Potential Winter Storm Mon night into Wed Jan 26-28

Please monitor weather forecasts closely during this last week of January. Forecasters are evaluating the possibility of a major winter storm impacting our area in the Monday night into Wednesday morning time frame. Some of the forecasters’ computer models are … Continue reading

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