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In a scene reminiscent of winter, schools have been closed and parking bans enforced on this early day of spring.
The storm was expected to leave up to eight inches of snow before tapering off mid-morning. But the National Weather Service reports that most of Rhode Island got just three-four inches. Burrillville topped the list of snow totals at about six inches.
National Weather Service meteorologist Frank Nocera said most of the snow will melt away by mid-week.