Severe Weather Alerts - Woods Corner, RI

  • Winter Storm Warning

    Winter Storm Warning in effect from 9:00 PM EST until Tuesday, 1:00 AM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 9 PM THIS EVENING
TO 1 AM EST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...INCLUDES MOST OF MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND AWAY
FROM THE IMMEDIATE SOUTH COASTS. THE WARNING ALSO INCLUDES
NORTHERN CONNECTICUT.

* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 6 TO 10 INCHES ACROSS RHODE
ISLAND AND SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS...AND AROUND A FOOT IN
NORTHERN CONNECTICUT AND THE REST OF MASSACHUSETTS.

* TIMING...SNOW DEVELOPS BEFORE MIDNIGHT ACROSS WESTERN
MASSACHUSETTS AND NORTHERN CONNECTICUT AND AFTER MIDNIGHT ACROSS
EASTERN MASSACHUSETTS AND RHODE ISLAND. SNOW WILL FALL HEAVY AT
TIMES MONDAY MORNING AT 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR...IMPACTING THE
MORNING RUSH HOUR. THE SNOW MAY MIX WITH OR BRIEFLY CHANGE TO
SLEET ACROSS RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS AROUND
MIDDAY.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS TRAVEL IS EXPECTED WITH SNOW COVERED ROADS
AND POOR VISIBILITY. BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW ALSO EXPECTED...
ESPECIALLY ALONG THE COAST.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH CLOSER TO THE
COAST.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN AN AVERAGE OF 6 OR MORE
INCHES OF SNOW IS EXPECTED IN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR FOR 8 OR MORE
INCHES IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD. TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AT BEST ON WELL
TREATED SURFACES...AND QUITE DIFFICULT ON ANY UNPLOWED OR
UNTREATED SURFACES.

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