The mix of snow, sleet and freezing rain that is currently coming down around Rhode Island is making the roads slippery. National Weather Service meteorologist Alan Dunham says this mix will continue throughout the first part of the morning.
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The National Weather Service is still compiling the data from this past weekend’s snow storm. But even without official measurements Meteorologist Matthew Belk says: we saw a lot of snow. “Looking across Rhode Island we’re looking at widespread accumulations of a foot and a-half to two and a-half feet of snow. The highest snowfall that I see in RI is 27.6 inches in West Glocester.
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We’re about to get a slight break from the Arctic cold we’ve been enduring. Until then, Rhode Island area shelters are bursting at the seams as the homeless seek shelter from single digit temperatures.
(PROVIDENCE, RI) There are many delayed openings for local schools this morning. And there is no school for Foster-Glocester. For a complete list click here.
Prepare for a slippery, snowy commute this morning according to National Weather Service meteorologist Stephanie Dunten. She says the amount of snow will vary through-out the state. She expects the Providence area will get two-to-four inches of snow.