PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Ignore those warm temperatures! More snow is on the way for Portsmouth, Rhode Island. Find out how much snow below.
A Winter Storm Watch is in effect, as of Friday morning. The snow is expected to arrive Saturday evening and continue through Sunday morning.
WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH SUNDAY MORNING... * WHAT...Heavy snow possible. Plan on difficult travel conditions. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 8 inches are possible. Snow amounts are still uncertain and will be dependent on track and if any rain mixes in near the south coast. * WHERE...Near and south of the Massachusetts turnpike but not including Cape Cod or the Islands. * WHEN...From Saturday evening through early Sunday morning. Heaviest snow expected from 10 pm Saturday evening through 5 am Sunday morning. Rapidly improving conditions later Sunday morning as temperatures quickly rise above freezing. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Snowfall rates of 1 inch per hour are possible at times. Significant reductions in visibility are possible along with snow covered roadways. In addition...if the higher snowfall amounts are realized there will be a low risk for isolated power outages given this will be a wet snow. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Watch means there is potential for significant snow, sleet or ice accumulations that may impact travel. Continue to monitor the latest forecasts.