Thursday, March 7, 2013
Three of the major weather forecasters are calling for 3-7 inches of snow with some rain mix today and overnight into Friday morning in most of Rhode Island.
The National Weather Service and the Weather Channel both are calling for 3 to 7 inches of snow to fall on Barrington and most of Rhode Island starting this morning and continuing overnight into Friday morning. Accuweather.com is calling the coastal storm a “sloppy mess” with accumulating snow from 3-6 inches. Most of the snowfall is expected to come overnight. Rain will mix with the snow this afternoon. A winter weather advisory from the NWS was to go into effect from 7 am Thursday to 1 pm Friday. The snow is expected to be heavy and wet with strong winds that could cause scattered power outages. Gusts of wind could reach 50 mph with most wind speeds at 20 to 30 mph. Temperatures will be in the lower 30s. The strong ocean storm is …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Don't put away those shovels yet. Much of RI could see significant accumulation.
Forecasters are keeping their eyes on yet another storm system that may drop more snow on Barrington. Officials at the National Weather Service and Accuweather say a storm system is heading toward the East Coast and could shift north, impacting Rhode Island Wednesday night into Friday. Initial predictions are uncertain, but forecasters say the storm may bring heavy snowfall and high winds, especially Thursday night. Accuweather was projecting anywhere between 3 to 6 inches for Rhode Island as of late Tuesday afternoon. The mixture of snow could be heavy and wet, combining with high winds, possibly resulting in power outages and downed trees. There may be a chance of coastal flooding Thursday and Friday during high tides. Accuweather …
Friday, November 16, 2012
Forecast indicates that a potential nor'easter is forming up; it could scramble Thanksgiving week airline travel in particular.
Friday, November 16, 2012
Another nor’easter could scramble airline travel during Thanksgiving week, according to accuweather.com. A nor'easter may form over the western Atlantic by Sunday, sending rain and wind into parts of the mid-Atlantic and Northeast through at least the middle of the week, according to the private meteorological company. "How close to the coast the storm tracks will determine how unsettled the weather gets in the I-95 corridor to the Appalachians," said accuweather.com senior meteorologist Alex Sosnowski. There is potential that the nor'easter could strengthen and move farther inland into New England at midweek. In this scenario, there is some potential for a wintry mix or snow over the mountains of northern New England. Thanksgiving week is…