Thursday, November 8, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory as strong winds and isolated power outages continue on Thursday morning.
The National Weather Service (NWS) has extended a wind advisory on Thursday morning as strong, damaging winds from a passing nor'easter continue to effect Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. Although Bristol and Warren so far remain untouched by isolated power outages, throughout the state about 4,668 Rhode Island customers were in the dark at 8:15 a.m., according to National Grid's power outage map. Gusts of up to 45 mph with sustained winds of 20 mph to 30 mph are expected to last through 3 p.m. today. "Winds this strong are capable of downing small tree limbs and branches, possibly causing isolated power outages," states the advisory issued by the NWS in Taunton, MA. "Driving can also be difficult, especially for high profile …
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Expect wind gusts as high as 60 mph along the coast later today into Thursday.
First a tropical storm; now a nor'easter. Conditions are expected to deteriorate throughout the day today as a nor'easter brings rain, wind — and possibly the season's first snowfall — to Bristol and Warren today. The National Weather Service expects the rains to begin around noon, and intensify throughout the day. Sustained winds as high as 30 mph are expected in the towns, with gusts up to 50 or 60 mph. The rain and wind will continue through the night, with damaging gusts possible through Thursday morning. The storm will remain in the area through Thursday, dumping as much as an inch or more of rain on the East Bay. The storm should taper off late Thursday afternoon or evening. The nor'easter is expected to bring snow to parts of …
Monday, November 5, 2012
A nor'easter could drop 1 to 2 inches of rain late Wednesday into Thursday and bring damaging wind gusts along the coast.
Monday, November 5, 2012
A little more than a week after 'superstorm' Sandy swept through the Northeast, Bristol and Warren residents may have to brace for another windy, rainy night on Wednesday. A nor'easter could blow into the area mid-week and the storm could drop 1 to 2 inches of rain from Wednesday into Thursday, according to WHDH meteorologist Jeremy Rainer. Rainer also wrote that coastal winds could gust between 40 and 60 miles per hour along the coast, although winds "will be much lighter inland with this storm." The National Weather Service (NWS) issued ahazardous weather outlook statement on Sunday afternoon, saying that strong to damaging northeast winds are likely especially across Rhode Island and Eastern Massachusetts late Wednesday into at least …