cold http://ripr.org en Cold Temperatures Heading Our Way http://ripr.org/post/cold-temperatures-heading-our-way <p>Rhode Island has been basking in unusually warm temperatures for a January day. According to the National Weather Service, most parts of the state were in the low 50’s throughout Monday.&nbsp; But a big change is just around the corner.</p><p></p><p>Rhode Island has been on a weather rollercoaster for the last four days.&nbsp; The temperature has swung from a near record low last week to a comfortable 50-plus degrees Monday. But National Weather Service meteorologist Charlie Foley says it will get very cold tonight and will remain so through Thursday.</p> Mon, 06 Jan 2014 20:15:11 +0000 Flo Jonic 27275 at http://ripr.org Cold Temperatures Heading Our Way Rhode Islanders Dig Out, Warm Up http://ripr.org/post/rhode-islanders-dig-out-warm <p>The first snowstorm of 2014 may not have delivered <em>all</em> the snow we expected. But it <em>has</em> delivered the searing cold. &nbsp;</p><p>Here's how Ocean Staters are digging out and staying warm.</p><p>Paul Caminero spent the morning shoveling snow in downtown Providence. But staying outside this long, in this kind of cold? <em>That</em> required some preparation.</p><p>“I’ve basically thrown on everything I can,” laughed Caminero. “I’ve got on two pairs of pants, gloves, North Face jacket, hoodie.”</p> Fri, 03 Jan 2014 21:01:48 +0000 Kristin Gourlay 27174 at http://ripr.org Rhode Islanders Dig Out, Warm Up