Monday, March 25, 2013
The National Weather Service says Bristol and Warren will see more snow tonight into Tuesday. Is this an early April Fool's Joke?
It appears Old Man Winter is not done with Bristol and Warren just yet, as more slippery weather is expected tonight into Tuesday. The National Weather Service says rain will begin tonight, followed by snow and then a mix of rain and snow after mdnight. [Stay updated on the latest forecast with the Bristol-Warren Patch Weather page. And click here to get email updates on closures and cancellations.] The messy weather will continue overnight with a blustery northeast wind and a total accumulation of less than an inch of snow. Another dusting of snow is expected before 7 am Tuesday, making for a potentially slippery commute. Drive with caution! In just one word, what do you think about this latest snow storm? Tell us in the comment …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Stay updated with the latest Bristol and Warren conditions with our WeatherBug page.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Check back for news of cancellations and parking bans — and add your news.
While it didn't produce a high amount of snow, the winter storm that blew through Bristol and Warren on March 7 did cause a few headaches. Bookmark this page for updates — and if you have a business or organization that needs to announce a cancellation or delay, post it in the comments below. March 8, 8:20 am — A parking ban is in effect for Bristol for Friday morning, March 8. March 7, 2:45 pm — March 7, 11:30 am —
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Bristol and Warren may get up to four inches of snow after a rainy start, beginning tonight into Thursday.
Forecasters are keeping their eyes on another storm system that may drop more snow on the region. Early predictions for Bristol and Warren include rain to start, then a change to snow overnight Wednesday into Thursday with two to four inches possible. There's also the possibility of coastal flooding with high winds and a continued chance of snow through Friday morning. [Stay updated with the latest forecast on the Bristol-Warren Patch Weather Page.] The mixture of snow could be heavy and wet, combining with high winds, possibly resulting in power outages and downed trees. There may be a chance of coastal flooding Thursday and Friday during high tides. Accuweather predicts the storm will move up the coastline, hitting New York City, …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Bristol and Warren could see up to 3 inches of snow today through Sunday afternoon.
Bristol and Warren will see a mix of rain, sleet and snow starting this afternoon, though snow accumulations have diminished in the latestest forecasts. A winter storm warning has been issued for areas north and west of Providence, but areas along the coast, including Bristol and Warren, will likely get little more than a wintry mix. Just how much snow falls on the towns depends on temperatures and how long rain mixes in with the snow. WPRI Channel 12 estimates the area will see just 1-3 inches of total accumulation. Wet snow and sleet should being early this afternoon, changing over to rain periodically. The mix should change to all snow late Saturday night into Sunday afternoon, continuing in to the afternoon Sunday. Temperatures are …
Polo matches will be played Saturday and Sunday at noon at Easton's Beach in Newport.
Back by popular demand, beach polo returns to the Newport Winter Festival today and Sunday, Feb. 23 and 24, at noon at Easton's Beach for an exciting exhibition match of equine polo each day, weather permitting. The event is free and open to the public. For directions, click here. Call the 24-hour information line at 401-846-0200 for status updates and weather changes, including cancellations. Beach polo, organized by Newport Polo Inc., will feature two teams competing each day in a match composed of four periods of play, seven minutes per period. In between periods, the players change to fresh horses. In total, each match will have duration of about one hour during low tide. Spectators are encouraged to witness the fast-paced contests…
Friday, February 22, 2013
Forecasts vary, but Bristol and Warren look to get a couple inches, and it appears much of Rhode Island will be spared major snow totals.
Will Bristol and Warren see significant snowfall this weekend or will it be an inch with rain mixed in? The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather alert for the weekend as a wintry mix makes its way toward the region. But how much snow Bristol and Warren are expected to get depends on how warm the temperatures remain. Forecasts vary, but most expect just a couple inches in the area. ABC6 is predicting 1-3 inches; WPRI 12 has the towns getting 1-4 inches; and NBC 10 predicts "a few inches." The National Weather Service is calling for about a half-inch. Snow and rain are expected to begin sometime Saturday afternoon, switching back and forth between all snow, all rain and a mix through the evening. After midnight, it …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Bristol and Warren will likely see 4-6 inches of snow, depending on how much rain mixes in.
Once again, the snow is melting. But once again, don't put the shovels away. Because once again, the weekend is bringing us more snow. A new snowstorm is headed our way for Saturday and Sunday, which could dump 4-8 inches on Bristol and Warren. The local forecast calls for snow to begin Saturday afternoon, switching periodically to a mix of rain and snow, and then returning to all snow Sunday, according to the National Weather Service. It should continue snowing through Sunday afternoon, leaving 4-8 inches behind across much of Rhode Island. Accumulations depend on the amount of mixing over the course of the storm. Temperatures are expected to remain in the low- to mid-30s, possibly dampening snow totals, which escalate the farther north…
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
The Bristol-Warren Patch Weather page is forecasting a 60-percent chance of light snow, with accumulations of less than an inch.
Bristol and Warren could get a light coating of snow overnight into tomorrow, according to the Bristol-Warren Patch Weather page forecast as of 2:10 pm. A 60-percent chance of snow is anticipated, mainly after midnight, with less than an inch of new accumulation expected. By Thursday morning, there will still be a 20-percent chance of precipitation, though temperatures are expected to climb into the low 40s later in the day.
Early forecasts are calling for a few inches of snow Wednesday night into Thursday, with the possibility of a larger storm over the weekend.
Although it's early in the game, some preliminary weather models are projecting more snow to move into the Bristol and Warren area this week. Get up-to-the-minute weather forecasts on the Bristol-Warren Patch Weather page. First, initial projections are predicting that Rhode Island could get 2 to 4 inches Wednesday into Thursday as a smaller system makes its way across the Northeast. More aggressive models project 6 to 8 inches. Unfortunately, that's not all. Another major storm system, currently brewing in the Pacific Northwest, could be heading straight toward New England this weekend. Cold air from Canada is expected to plunge into the storm system and could hit the Northeast or bypass the area and head out to sea. Earliest estimates …