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. …
As of now, anyway, it's looking like all snow and lots of it.
A very big snow storm is heading toward East Greenwich with snowfall forecast to begin Thursday evening and last into Saturday, with accumulation of a foot or more by the end of it. Because East Greenwich is by the water, there is some chance snow will mix with rain at points during the storm, but the latest information from the National Weather Service has us getting snow, not rain. Although the snow is due to begin Thursday night, the heaviest snow may not take place until Friday night. School officials have not made any decisions yet concerning Friday school. Update: School has been cancelled. East Greenwich Patch will be updating the forecast later today and will be checking in with town and school officials. If you have any specific…
Friday, February 10, 2012
Snow to begin falling early tomorrow morning.
Local road crews are getting ready for an expected three- to five-inch snowfall that the National Weather Service announced will begin overnight and continue into Saturday. Wind gusts of 21 mph are also possible. [To see weather conditions in East Greenwich, check out the East Greenwich Patch Weatherbug page.] For those traveling outside town borders, the Rhode Island Department of Transportation announced that it plans to apply a brine solution to Interstate 95 from Exit 7 in West Greenwich to Exit 20 in Providence to keep snow from accumulating on the roadway. “We think this new technology will keep roads clearer longer, but motorists should not expect snow-free surfaces at all times, as all storms vary in intensity,” RIDOT Director…
Saturday, October 29, 2011
Driving is a bit treacherous tonight - be careful!
Across southern Rhode Island tonight, there is a wintery mess out there. The rain turned to a sleety snow around 7 p.m. Wind gusts up to 47 mph will continue through the night, with possible thunder. The snow will continue into the morning, possibly turning to rain late morning. It will clear up as the afternoon, with a high temperature of 44 degrees. The good news: no precipitation is predicted for Monday, Halloween. If you have photos of the snow, share them here.