Saturday, February 9, 2013
See how many inches have fallen in your area with the LIVE map below.
Saturday, February 9
The map above, provided by the National Weather Service, shows snowfall in the past 24 hours. It is updated every 6 hours. This is not a map showing overall snow depth: It only tracks the amount of snow that has fallen in the past day. The map is centered around the red marker, which is in the middle of Tiverton-Little Compton Patch's coverage area.
Write in the comments section if your power has been restored recently or if you are still without power.
The latest National Grid outage map at 11:30 a.m. Saturday shows about 7,000 customers without power in Tiverton and Little Compton. That numbers include more than 4,000 in Little Compton alone, according to the National Grid outage page. There are no estimates as to when the power will be restored to those homes on the outage page. So, let us know. Has your power been restored recently? Are you still without power? Let us know and tell us where you are located.
The Saturday suspension of mail delivery debate applies to today: but not because of USPS budget problems!
You may be wondering if there'll be any new mail in your mailbox today (that is, if you can even make it to your mailbox, with all this snow.) The answer is that mail service in all of New England — not only Rhode Island — has been suspended, according to the Huffington Post. The ban extends throughout all six New England states. The unusual decision was made due to safety concerns, according to Postal Service spokeswoman Christine Dugas. The decision came after over two feet of snow falling throughout much of New England made many roads impassable, she said. Dugas reminded people to clear around their mailboxes or paths to their homes by Monday, when mail delivery will resume.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
Images from Rhode Island's first and last snowstorm of 2012.
Rhode Island's snowstorm arrived a few days late for Christmas, but Father Time has always said Mother Nature is not known for her punctuality. We compiled images from across the state contributed by Patch readers and local editors. Enjoy!
Friday, December 28, 2012
A second storm is headed to the area and could make driving hazardous on Saturday.
Friday, December 28, 2012
A second storm of the week is headed toward New England and will dump a bit more snow onto the area on Saturday. The National Weather Service is now predicting Tverton and Little Compton to get only about an inch of snow in the storm that is expected to start around noon Saturday, ending late Saturday night. But that doesn't mean residents — particularly motorists — can take this storm lightly. The weather service is predicting snow to begin late morning, then switch to rain, before returning to snow. The result could be a slippery mess on roads all over town. And other forecasters are predicting as much as 4-6 inches in the area, so accumluations could increase. Patchy fog is expected to worsen visibility as temperatures warm slightly in…