Winter storm to bring plowable snow

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — A major snowstorm will bring plowable snow Monday evening into Tuesday to the Portsmouth area. Find out how much here. 

A Winter Storm Watch is issued for the Portsmouth area. From the National Weather Service (NWS)

WINTER STORM WATCH FROM MONDAY EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY EVENING...

* WHAT...Heavy snow. Total snow accumulations of around 6 to 12
  inches, with localized amounts up to 18 inches, are possible.

* WHERE...Portions of northern Connecticut, western, central,
  eastern and southeastern Massachusetts, as well as all of Rhode
  Island.

* WHEN...From Monday evening through Tuesday evening.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Travel could be very difficult to
  impossible, including during the morning commute on Tuesday.
  Damage to trees and power lines is possible as snow will be
  accompanied with strong to damaging winds, especially over
  southeast Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Significant reductions
  in visibility are possible.

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.

Leave a Reply

Please Login to comment
  Subscribe  
Notify of