PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — A major snowstorm will bring heavy snow to Portsmouth throughout the day Thursday. Find out how much here.
The storm started Wednesday night and will continue throughout the day Thursday. Travel will be difficult. Power outages are possible.
From the National Weather Service:
...WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 AM THURSDAY TO 1 AM EST FRIDAY... * WHAT...Heavy snow expected. Travel will be very difficult to impossible. Damage to trees and power lines is possible. Total snow accumulations of 8 to 12 inches, with localized amounts up to 14 inches, are expected. * WHERE...Portions of eastern Massachusetts and all of Rhode Island except Block Island. * WHEN...From 1 AM Thursday to 1 AM EST Friday. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Near blizzard conditions are likely in this region. Significant reductions in visibility are possible with near white-out conditions for a time Thursday. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Storm Warning for snow means severe winter weather conditions are expected. If you must travel, keep an extra flashlight, food and water in your vehicle in case of an emergency. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.