National Weather Service

National Weather Service

The National Weather Service said the snowstorm heading this way will bring the potential for more power outages because of tree limbs weakened by the last three storms in just a few short weeks.

Lynn Arditi / RIPR

As of Wednesday morning, National Grid had restored to power to many customers in Rhode Island and the South Coast who lost it during the storm. After a high of more than 27,000 homes and businesses in the dark, the utility reported just 4,439 still lacked power in Rhode Island by 10 a.m.

Thousands Without Power, Coastal Damage And Death From Powerful March Storm

Mar 2, 2018
Chuck Hinman

A man has died in Newport after being hit by a falling tree during the powerful winter storm that lashed the region Friday. Robert Beaver, 72, was killed outside his home near Newport's storied mansions.

When It Rains, It Pours

Feb 28, 2018
National Weather Service

According to the National Weather Service, a storm will begin to form Thursday afternoon bringing mostly rain with possible snow mixing in by mid-day on Friday and into the rest of the weekend.

Juan Rodriguez

Snow hit Rhode Island and the South Coast hard Thursday, with some areas getting more than 16 inches.


It looks like this will be a white Christmas for Rhode Island and the South Coast. The National Weather Service predicts temperatures will hover around freezing through the holiday.

Weather Service spokesman Bill Simpson said flakes will likely start falling late this weekend.

National Hurricane Center

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.

National Hurricane Center

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
National Weather Service

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.

Air Quality Alert Issued As Temperatures Climb

Jun 12, 2017
National Weather Service

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
James Baumgartner / RIPR

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. 

National Weather Service

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

RI Mostly Done With Snow...Until Wednesday

Feb 13, 2017
National Weather Service

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
Chuck Hinman / RIPR

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.