Friday, February 8, 2013
Take a guess at the total snowfall from Winter Storm Nemo.
So, we know a full-fledged blizzard dubbed Winter Storm Nemo is on the way? But how much snow will actually fall in Barrington? Post your prediction for total snowfall below. I will personally buy you a cup of your favorite coffee and your favorite doughnut or muffin if you win. Here are the rules: Okay, let the guessing begin. Use the comment box.
Public works employees wrapped up preparations for Winter Storm Nemo on Thursday even as they knew they would be working almost non-stop for the next 36 hours.
Let it snow. Barrington is ready. Public works employees at the Upland Road facility seemed in almost a festive mood Thursday even as Winter Storm Nemo was forecast to dump up to two feet of wet snow on the town. Well, maybe festive is too strong a word. But they definitely seemed ready to do battle with Mother Nature. Workers were wrapping up preparations for Nemo and contemplating their last good night’s sleep for a couple of days. They went home Thursday night knowing that the next 36 to 48 hours could mean non-stop plowing starting when around 3 inches of snow is on the roads. Plows were already mounted on trucks. Blades were bolted to the plows. Fluid levels were checked on the engines and transmissions. Wiper blades were double-…
Just about all weather prognosticators indicate that Winter Storm Nemo will probably rank among New England's top snowstorms.
A snowstorm that all weather forecasters are describing as being of possible “historic” proportions in southern New England is bearing down on Barrington this morning. Dubbed Winter Storm Nemo, the blizzard is expected to dump from 1 to 2 feet of snow on us and cause travel nightmares starting with today's commute if anyone is still left on the roads. Strong winds with gusts that could reach 50-60 mph are expected to build massive drifts and possibly cause some coastal flooding. The wet snow and strong winds also have the potential for causing numerous power outages. A "blizzard warning" is in effect from Friday afternoon through midday Saturday. Light snow Friday morning will become steadier and somewhat heavier after noontime and really…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Stop here for information and updates in Barrington as the Blizzard of 2013 sweeps over the region.
BARRINGTON PATCH STORM CENTRAL UPDATES, CLOSINGS & MORE: Sunday, Feb. 10 4:35 pm National Grid expects to have power restored for most Rhode Islanders by late tonight, according to a new release sent out minutes ago. Power should be restored to everyone Monday. 4:30 pm St. Andrew's School in Barrington will be closed Monday, Feb. 11. 3 pm St. Luke School in Barrington will be closed tomorrow, Feb. 11. 2:45 om Barrington Christian Academy will be closed on Monday. 1:45 pm The Barrington Public Schools will be closed on Monday, Feb. 11, officials have announced. 1:15 pm The Barrington Public Library will be open at its normal hours on Monday, Feb. 11; power has returned to that part of town. 12:15 pm A decision on the Barrington schools will…