Friday, February 8, 2013
RITBA monitoring weather to determine if the Newport Pell and Mount Hope Bridges should be temporarily closed
The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority (RITBA) warns motorists of the possibility of emergency closures of the Newport Pell and Mount Hope bridges today and Saturday due to potentially high winds created by the snowstorm. “Safety is always our highest priority,” said David Darlington, chairman of the RITBA board of directors. “If at any time we believe public safety is at risk, or if the bridges are at risk, we will close them to vehicular traffic and alert the public via the news media and our website.” Darlington said that the RITBA doesn’t prematurely shut down either of its bridges in advance of a storm. The bridges are a vital link to residents of Aquidneck Island. The staff constantly monitors the wind conditions and the …
Get the latest information and updates on storm related news as winter storm Nemo dumps historic proportions of snow on Tiverton and Little Compton.
With a severe winter storm on the way that weather forecasters already are calling a storm of historic proportions, National Grid has started preparing for widespread, prolonged power outages that could result from the predicted blizzard-like
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Important numbers for Tiverton-Little Compton residents.
Tiverton and Little Compton residents are bracing for the impending blizzard, which the Weather Channel has dubbed, winter storm Nemo. Remeber to be prepared for the worst and to call in the professionals when needed. Here is a list of Tiverton and Little Compton numbers you should know. If you have non-emergency related questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will work to get you an answer. Remember if you have an emergency, dial 911. Tiverton-Little Compton Patch Storm Center Many answers to storm related questions can be found in our Tiverton-Little Compton Storm Center. We will continue to provide updates as they are made available from officials. National Grid Report power outages to National Grid at 1-800-465-1212. Text …