All Portsmouth public schools on a 2-hour delay Mon Feb 13.

All Portsmouth public schools will be operating on a 2-hour delay today Mon Feb 13. Buses operating on two hour delay.

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Portsmouth Parking Ban 12 noon Sun 2/12

From the Portsmouth Police Dept:

PARKING BAN NOTICE!

12PM (noon) today 2/12/17 – 3PM Monday (tomorrow) 2/13/17

PARKING BAN NOTICE:

There is a parking ban in effect beginning at noon today until 3PM tomorrow!

We appreciate your cooperation and will work with the other Town agencies to clear the roadways and other traffic hazards as quickly as possible.

Please repost so that everybody is aware! Thank you for your help and stay safe.

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Portsmouth Public Schools Closed Fri Feb 10

All Portsmouth public schools will be closed Friday Feb 10 due to today’s blizzard.

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*** Portsmouth Power Outage Update ***

Power has been restored to the majority of Portsmouth customers. If your power is still out, please call 1-800-465-1212.
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Portsmouth Power Outage Update

National Grid is working to restore power now. Optimistically hoping to restore power within the hour.
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Portsmouth Public Schools Closed Thurs Feb 9

Portsmouth public schools will be closed Thurs Feb 9 due to the winter storm. All after school activities on Thursday have been cancelled.

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Parking Ban beginning 7:00 AM Thursday Feb 9

From the Portsmouth Police Dept:

PARKING BAN NOTICE!

7AM TOMORROW 2/9/17 – 7AM FRIDAY 02/10/17

PARKING BAN NOTICE:

There is a parking ban in effect beginning at 7AM tomorrow until 7AM 02/10/17

We appreciate your cooperation and will work with the other Town agencies to clear the roadways and other traffic hazards as quickly as possible.

Please repost so that everybody is aware!  Thank you for your help and stay safe.

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Winter Storm Watch for Thursday Feb 9

Be prepared to modify travel plans for Thursday.  Stay tuned to local weather outlets.

From the Nation Weather Service in Taunton:

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Taunton MA
251 PM EST Tue Feb 7 2017

…WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY EVENING THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT…

* LOCATIONS…Eastern Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

* HAZARD TYPES…Heavy snow.

* Accumulations…Snow accumulation of 8 to 12 inches.

* TIMING…Snow will begin early Thursday morning and last through
much of the day before ending Thursday evening. Snow could fall
heavy at times and impact both the morning and evening commutes.

* IMPACTS…Hazardous travel due to snow covered roads and poor
visibilities. Blowing and drifting snow is possible.

* Winds…North 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Winter Storm Watch means there is a potential for significant
snow…sleet…or ice accumulations that may impact travel.
Continue to monitor the latest forecasts. Be prepared to modify
travel plans should winter weather develop.

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Portsmouth Early School Dismissal – Parking Ban in Effect

All Portsmouth public schools will dismiss students one hour early today 1/31.

A Parking Ban is effect in Portsmouth from Noon Tuesday 1/31 through 6:00 AM Weds 2/1.

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Weekend Parking Ban HOURS EXTENDED

The Portsmouth Police Department has extended the hours of the Parking Ban in Portsmouth: 8:00 AM Saturday 1/7 through 12:00 noon Sunday 1/8.

See the Winter Storm Warning in the blog entry below…

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