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Winter Storm Nemo
Sunday, February 10, 2013
Friday, February 8, 2013
Take a guess at the total snowfall from Winter Storm Nemo.
So, we know a full-fledged blizzard dubbed Winter Storm Nemo is on the way? But how much snow will actually fall in East Providence? Post your prediction for total snowfall below. I will personally buy you a cup of your favorite coffee and your favorite doughnut or muffin if you win. Here are the rules: Okay, let the guessing begin. Use the comment box.
Just about all weather prognosticators indicate that Winter Storm Nemo will probably rank among New England's top snowstorms.
A snowstorm that all weather forecasters are describing as being of possible “historic” proportions in southern New England is bearing down on East Providence this morning. Dubbed Winter Storm Nemo, the blizzard is expected to dump from 1 to 2 feet of snow on us and cause travel nightmares. Strong winds with gusts that could reach 50-60 mph are expected to build massive drifts. The wet snow and strong winds also have the potential for causing numerous power outages. East Providence’s emergency management office is working with the RI Emergency Management Agency and National Grid on the response to the upcoming major snowstorm, said Wayne Barnes, deputy emergency management agency director. Barnes, a meteorologist, said Thursday: “Weather…
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Stop back here during and after the blizzard.
EAST PROVIDENCE PATCH STORM CENTRAL UPDATES, CLOSINGS & MORE: Sunday, Feb. 10 7:30 pm The East Providence parking ban remains in effect until further notice, according to Wayne Barnes, deputy director of the Emergency Management Agency. DPW crews continue to try and widen streets and clear slush from corners and other areas. The warming shelter that was open Saturday and earlier Sunday has been closed. Approximately 30 residents used the facility Saturday, there were no attendees Sunday. As of 6 pm, 194 customers were still without power. National Grid hoped to get the vast majority of those back up during the night. Street flooding is possible Monday with the forecast of rain and milder temperatures. 7:15 pm Gordon School in East …