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Snow Closes Schools Monday, Parking Ban in Effect

There's a winter weather advisory in effect through 4 a.m. Wednesday.
There’s a winter weather advisory in effect through 4 a.m. Wednesday.

WARWICK, RI — Effects from Sunday’s afternoon snow storm  have caused Warwick Public Schools to cancel classes Monday, with a number of services and private schools following suit and a parking ban back in effect for the city.

The National Weather Service forecast for the day called for more snow this morning, with a high near 35. A northwest wind at 16 to 21 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph, is also expected. A high wind warning, along with the possibility of power outages due to downed tree limbs and lines, is in effect until 7 p.m.

The temperature at TF Green Airport was 29 degrees at 7 a.m.

RI State Police report secondary roads are slippery this morning. The agency also, reminded drivers to remove all snow and ice from their vehicles before traveling.

Warwick Public School after school activities are also canceled for the day, and the parking ban remains in effect until further notice.

The Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) announced that six routes are on detour following Sunday’s winter storm. Routes 14, 27, 56, 64, 65 and 66 are on detour until further notice. Four of the detours – Routes 14, 64, 65, and 66 — are Park & Ride lots which buses will still service but will pick up passengers on the street. RIPTA will restore service s as conditions allow and will also advise riders of any other detours due to winter weather effects.

Closings/Delays (RI Broadcasters Association)

Warwick Public Schools: Closed Today; No p.m. Activities; Admin Bldgs Open at 9 a.m.

St Kevin School: Closed Today

St Peter School: Closed Today; No PM Activities

St Rose of Lima School: Closed Today

Empire Beauty School – Warwick: Delayed 2 hours

Real Estate Institute of Rhode Island: Delayed 2 hours; PM classes meet as scheduled.

Boys and Girls Club – Warwick: Closed Today

Busy B’s Academy: Delayed 2 hours; Opening at 9am

Buttonwoods School: Closed Today; Boiler problem; No heat

Greenwood Montessori School: Delayed 1 hour, 30 minutes; Opening at 10:00 a.m.

Liddle Tots II Teen: OPEN at 7am today

Lighthouse Preschool: Delayed 2 hours, 30 minutes; Opening at 9am

Addiction Recovery Institute – Warwick: will be open for dosing; 7-8am only on 2/13

St Gregory the Great-Warwick: No 8:30am Mass, No Mon. CCD Classes

St Timothy – Warwick: No 8 a.m. Mass. Chapel Closed.

Warwick Carolyn Dutra Dance Studios: No Monday 9:45 Mommy & Me Class
Warwick Coutu Bros Moving & Storage: Closed Today; all moves canceled
Warwick Dr Roy Ragge DMD: Closed Today
Cranston Estner Injury Center-Dr Stephen Estner: 2/13 all offices will open at 12PM
Warwick Jcm Productions: Closed Today
Warwick Kenney Mfg.: No AM overtime for Feb 13; 1st shift normal start at 7 AM
Barrington KingWare Systems: Delayed 2 hours; Start Time 10am…
Cranston McLaughlin & Moran, Inc.: NO DELIVERIES MONDAY
Rob Borkowski
Author: Rob Borkowski

Rob has worked as reporter and editor for several publications, including The Kent County Daily Times and Coventry Courier, before working for Gatehouse in MA then moving home with Patch Media. Now he's publisher and editor of WarwickPost.com. Contact him at editor@warwickpost.com with tips, press releases, advertising inquiries, and concerns.

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