Sunday, February 10, 2013
We will continue to refresh this post with updates and closures for Monday, Feb 11
Fire Hydrants Middletown Fire Department encourages residents to clear snow around fire hydrants near their house. This will help the fire department access fire hydrants more quickly in the event of an emergency. Parking Ban Middletown Police have extended the parking ban until 4 p.m. on Monday, Feb 11 Town Offices Town Hall, Library and Senior Center are open Monday U.S. Postal Service Regular deliveries expected. Postal officials are reminding the public to keep all steps and sidewalks clear of snow and ice, so letter carriers can make their deliveries safely. Is your mailbox plowed in with snow? The town can help. Click here for instructions. Trash and Recycling There will be no trash and recycling collection on Monday, Feb. 11 and …
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
RIEMA reported they are preparing for the possibility of a major Nor’easter that could begin this Friday lasting into Saturday morning.
At 3 p.m. this afternoon, the Rhode Island Emergency Management (RIEMA) reported they are preparing for the possibility of a major Nor’easter that could begin this Friday lasting into Saturday morning. Stay current on the storm: sign up for our breaking news emails Early predictions are for snow to begin Friday afternoon and lasting until Saturday morning. There may be as much as 10-18 inches of snow in some Rhode Island areas including south coast region. In addition, high winds are expected beginning Friday night, increasing with gust to 50-60 along the coast. There is only minor coastal flooding that is expected at this time. Related Stories
A foot of snow is predicted in some locations
The National Weather Service warns of a "very significant winter storm" Friday into early Saturday. The worst of the storm is expected Friday afternoon into early Saturday. NWS predicts a potential for a foot or more of snow in some locations. The main uncertainty is how far west the heaviest snow will reach into the distant interior. Along the coastal plain, rain/snow mixing could cut down on accumulations. There is also a chance of strong winds across portions of the coastal plain late Friday into early Saturday.
Monday, January 21, 2013
A coastal storm will drop about 4 inches over much of Rhode Island tonight.
A winter storm moving up the Atlantic coast will dump upwards of 4 inches across Rhode Island this evening and night. A snow parking ban will begin at 4 p.m. Monday and last until 6 p.m. on Tuesday. All vehicles must be off town roads to allow snow plows and emergency vehicles to pass. Contact the Middletown Police Department with questions or concerns at 846-1144. Areas along the coast should see a bit more than interior towns. The National Weather Service is calling for snow to begin late this afternoon, around 4-5 p.m. and continue through the night, ending around 4 a.m. Tuesday. Areas along the coast should see 3-5 inches, with most of the state getting 2 to 4 inches of the white stuff. With the storm ending in the early morning …
Monday, December 31, 2012
Images from Rhode Island's first and last snowstorm of 2012
Rhode Island's snow storm arrived a few days late for Christmas, but Father Time has always said Mother Nature is not known for her punctuality. We compiled images from across the state contributed by Patch readers and local editors. Enjoy!
Saturday, December 29, 2012
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Winter has finally brought the first snowfall of the season. Share your pictures and video of snow thought the day by clicking on the "upload photos and video" button on the below the photo. Make sure you include a caption!
Snow is expected today across Rhode Island
To share your snow pictures, click here! Winter weather is on its way! Although some parts of Rhode Island are bracing for up to seven inches of snow Saturday, less than a half inch of accumulation is expected during the day in Middletown, according to the National Weather Service. Snow is expected after 4 p.m. and then it will probably mix with rain after 5 p.m. After midnight, however, the precipitation could change back to snow, which could leave the ground coated with two to four inches of fresh snow. Little or no snow accumulation expected tomorrow. How much accumulation will we get? Take a guess!