Winter weather update 9:30 AM Tues Jan 21

A Snow Emergency Parking Ban is in effect in Portsmouth beginning today, Jan 21 at 12:00 noon extending through tomorrow Jan 22 at 10:00 PM.

Latest Winter Storm Warning update from National Weather Service:

URGENT – WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
919 AM EST TUE JAN 21 2014
…WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 1 PM EST WEDNESDAY…
* LOCATIONS…ALL OF RHODE ISLAND EXCEPT NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE
COUNTY.
* HAZARD TYPES…HEAVY SNOW.
* ACCUMULATIONS…SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 8 TO 12 INCHES.
* TIMING…FROM MIDDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING.
* IMPACTS…SNOW COVERED ROADWAYS WILL CAUSE DIFFICULT DRIVING
CONDITIONS. PERIODS OF MODERATE TO HEAVY SNOW ALONG WITH GUSTY
WINDS WILL CAUSE VISIBILITIES OF ONE MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.
* WINDS…NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 45 MPH.

 

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