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Forecasters predict Hurricane Jose will slowly weaken to a tropical storm as it moves up the coast, although Southeastern New England is still not in the clear.

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Large swells are expected to continue in Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts this week as Hurricane Jose makes its way to the East Coast. 

NWS Storm Track 5pm ET 9/7/17
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Heavy rain is in the forecast for southern New England next week as Hurricane Irma makes it way to the states, according to the National Weather Service

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The National Weather Service is taking its radar in Taunton, Massachusetts, out of commission Tuesday for three or four days of planned maintenance. This is the first of four scheduled upgrades for the radar.

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It’s going to be a hot Monday folks. The mercury is expected to climb into the 90s for the greater Providence area.

Snow And Rain Blast Northeast; Travel Is Treacherous

Mar 13, 2017
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A wintry mix of rain and snow is falling across Rhode Island. The roads are open, but the RI Dept. of Transportation says there is widespread flooding. The Rhode Island Transit Authority has suspended all service. Most schools are closed, as are state and city offices. 

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Despite some recent warmer days, Rhode Islanders can expect a snowy commute Friday Morning.

RI Mostly Done With Snow...Until Wednesday

Feb 13, 2017
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As public schools across Rhode Island started on delays and six RIPTA lines ran on detours Monday morning, additional snow is expected across New England.

More Snow Hits RI Sunday Into Monday

Feb 12, 2017
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Rhode Island isn’t done with snow just yet. As of 3 p.m. Sunday, snowfall is moving across the entire Ocean State. Rain is expected to move north within the afternoon hours.

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As RIPTA begins to resume regular service and RIDOT continues to treat roads, meteorologists predict another wave of snow early Saturday morning.

Winter Storm Updates

Feb 9, 2017
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Snow has piled up throughout the region and roadways are dangerous. RIPTA suspended service for the evening because of worsening conditions. I-95 has reopened but state police are urging motorists to stay off the roads. Providence and several other cities closed schools again Friday.

RI Snowstorm Expected Thursday

Feb 8, 2017
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After a Wednesday of unseasonably warm temperatures reaching the low 60s, cold air will sweep in overnight into Thursday morning, bringing snow with it.

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Rhode Islanders can expect icy commutes Tuesday morning. Light snow is expected to quickly turn to freezing rain in the northern part of the state Monday night into Tuesday rush hour.

Meteorologist at the National Weather Service Glenn Field urges everyone to be cautious in the morning.

"Not a lot of freezing rain but it only takes a tiny bit for the roads to be really, really slick- especially untreated surfaces, sidewalks," he said.

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Rhode Island may feel only limited effects from Hurricane Matthew. The Category 3 storm left a trail of damage in Haiti and was moving toward the Bahamas on Wednesday.

Hermine Heads Up Eastern Seaboard

Sep 2, 2016

Tropical Storm Hermine is making her way up the Eastern seaboard. But the National Weather Service’s Lenore Correia says don’t expect stormy weather just yet in Rhode Island.

“It will be a little bit cooler than usual, so we’re only going to see highs in the mid-70s," said Correia. "So it could be nice and it definitely will not be humid as it has been. But it will be clear and there’s no chance of showers for tomorrow.”

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