[Summit] This winter’s second Storm Bulletin. Series 3 (2016-7) Vol. 2, no. 1

David Kolsky davidjkolsky at yahoo.com
Fri Jan 6 15:32:18 CST 2017


As of 4:15 p.m. today (Friday 6 January; Happy Epiphany!)

Copied essentially verbatim from my sources who are responsible for most of the style, format and accuracy:

¶ Via the Rhode Island Broadcasters’ Association

• Lincoln Police: Parking Ban Saturday and Sunday//8am Saturday until 8am Sunday

• North Providence Police: Parking Ban, Friday 12am- 12pm//Towing Strictly Enforced

• North Providence Police: Parking Ban Sat 10am to Sun 2am,//Towing Strictly Enforced! 

• Warwick Public Works: Parking Ban Today//Friday midnight until further notice

• NE Inst. of Technology: FTC Robotics scheduled for Jan 7 //postponed to Jan 21

• RI Phil Music School: Closed Saturday//All activities cancelled

• RISD-Continuing Ed.: All Saturday classes are canceled.

¶ From the National Weather Service, Taunton, Mass., via Code Red

[Listings by county, rather than town or city.]



• URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
329 PM EST FRI JAN 6 2017

EASTERN ESSEX MA-WESTERN NORFOLK MA-SOUTHEAST MIDDLESEX MA-
SUFFOLK MA-EASTERN NORFOLK MA-NORTHERN BRISTOL MA-

NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE RI-SOUTHEAST PROVIDENCE RI-WESTERN KENT RI-
EASTERN KENT RI-BRISTOL RI-WASHINGTON RI-NEWPORT RI-BLOCK ISLAND RI-



• WINTER STORM WARNING FROM 7 AM SATURDAY TO 1 AM EST SUNDAY...

* LOCATIONS...INCLUDE EAST COASTAL AND INTERIOR SOUTHEASTERN
MASSACHUSETTS...ALL OF RHODE ISLAND INCLUDING BLOCK ISLAND.

* SNOW ACCUMULATION...OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.

* TIMING...SNOW OVERSPREADS THE AREA SATURDAY MORNING BECOMING
HEAVY AT TIMES SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...THEN TAPERING
OFF LATE SATURDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...UNTREATED ROADS WILL BECOME SNOW COVERED AND SLICK.
VISIBILITY WILL BE REDUCED. TRAVEL WILL BECOME HAZARDOUS AS
SNOW BECOMES HEAVY AT TIMES ALONG WITH GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS
RESULTING IN CONSIDERABLE BLOWING AND DRIFTING OF SNOW.

* WINDS...NORTH 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...ONE QUARTER MILE OR LESS AT TIMES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WINTER STORM WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN AN AVERAGE SNOWFALL OF 6
INCHES OR MORE IS EXPECTED WITHIN A 12 HOUR PERIOD...OR FOR 8
INCHES OR MORE IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD.

TRAVEL WILL BE SLOW AT BEST ON WELL TREATED SURFACES...AND QUITE
DIFFICULT ON UNTREATED SURFACES. ONLY TRAVEL IN AN EMERGENCY. IF
YOU MUST TRAVEL...KEEP AN EXTRA FLASHLIGHT...FOOD...AND WATER IN
YOUR VEHICLE IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY.

INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GLOUCESTER...FOXBOROUGH...NORWOOD...
CAMBRIDGE...BOSTON...QUINCY...TAUNTON...FOSTER...SMITHFIELD...
PROVIDENCE...COVENTRY...WEST GREENWICH...EAST GREENWICH...
WARWICK...WEST WARWICK...BRISTOL...NARRAGANSETT...WESTERLY...
NEWPORT...BLOCK ISLAND

329 PM EST FRI JAN 6 2017



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