WARWICK, RI — This morning’s breezy showers are likely turning to strong winds and snow, according to National Weather Service wind and winter weather advisories for the area starting at 1 p.m., lasting through early Sunday morning.
Total snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches are expected, with winds gusting 45 to 55 mph, the NWS warns. The strongest gusts will be over coastal Plymouth county. A brief period of heavy snow is possible before tapering off before midnight.
The advisories caution drivers to plan for slippery roads. Strong winds combined with heavy wet snow could cause tree damage and isolated power outages.
That hazardous conditions are forecast for Eastern Norfolk MA, Northern Bristol MA, Western Plymouth MA, Eastern Plymouth MA, Southeast Providence RI, Western Kent RI, Eastern Kent RI, and includes the cities of Quincy, Taunton, Brockton, Plymouth, Providence, Coventry, West Greenwich, East Greenwich, Warwick, and West Warwick.
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