Pictures of the storm as it descended Friday.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Friday, February 8, 2013
Stay safe, but if you can capture the storm in your little patch of town, please share it!
Finding Nemo? If forecasts hold true, we won't be able to avoid it. The winter storm that's been nicknamed Nemo looks to bring significant snowfall to East Greenwich and the state. We are hoping to collect a record of the storm in pictures but your participation is required. Please share your storm photos here. Thanks!
Your guide for life in East Greenwich today, Feb 8.
Blizzard! It’s looking like we will be getting some major snow. Check out the latest National Weather Service forecast here, or the latest from WPRI's weather page here. Here's the forecast as of 10:30 p.m. Thursday: "BLIZZARD CONDITIONS expected by late in the day and into Saturday morning. Snow is expected to start between 6-9am Friday morning and may initially be light; however, conditions will go downhill through the day with accumulations likely beginning by afternoon. The height of the storm will be Friday evening into Saturday Morning. This is a storm that will have a variety of weather hazards in addition to any snow includingstrong, damaging winds, poor road conditions andlimited visibility. Some mixing of sleet and rain is …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
The parking ban begins at noon Friday and lasts until Saturday at 6 p.m.
The following announcement was put out by the town at 7 p.m. Thursday: This is an important severe weather announcement by the Town of East Greenwich about the approaching storm. The town is recommending that all residents stay off the roads. In an emergency situation, please contact police or fire for assistance or dial 911. Also a reminder to keep all pets inside. A parking ban will be in effect and strictly enforced from Friday at noon through Saturday at 6 p.m. Friday's trash pick-up is still on schedule but we ask that you place your garbage cans out tonight and bring them in as early as possible on Friday, once your pick-up is complete. Transfer station will be closed on Saturday, Feb. 9. Town Hall will be closing mid-day Friday. …
Supt. Victor Mercurio said he was concerned about releasing students – and staff – into a blizzard.
With a major snow storm bearing down on the region, Supt. Victor Mercurio has cancelled school for Friday. The latest forecast has snow beginning overnight tonight into Friday with the heaviest snowfall due to begin Friday afternoon. "I'm concerned about dismissing students into a storm," he said Thursday before making his decision. Police Chief Tom Coyle had encouraged Mercurio to cancel school. This will be the third day of cancelled classes this year.