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UPDATE: Warwick School’s Out, Winter Weather Advisory Effective Until 4 p.m.

[NWS] The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory, and several area schools, including Warwick Schools, have cancelled classes for the day.
[NWS] The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory, and several area schools, including Warwick Schools, have cancelled classes for the day.
[NWS] The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory, and several area schools, including Warwick Schools, have cancelled classes for the day.

UPDATE: 12:02 p.m.: Tonight’s School Committee Meeting has been rescheduled to Thursday, Dec. 19, 5 p.m., Gorton Administration Room 105. Recognitions will take place in January. The Public Session will be first, with Executive Session to follow.

Also, Bishop Hendricken has announced that all after school activities, including practices and rehearsals, are cancelled.

UPDATE: 11:28 a.m.: The National Weather Service has has extended the winter weather advisory until 4 p.m. today for southern RI and till  7 p.m. tonight for northern RI. Snow and ice are expected to make driving treacherous into the night.

WARWICK, RI — Warwick School’s out this morning in advance of a Winter Weather Advisory warning of slick roads and walks, issued by the National Weather Service, ending at 1 p.m.

Several public and private school districts in the state, including Bishop Hendricken High School, are also closed. St Peter School, St Rose of Lima School, are also closed. 

Also closed today in Warwick are:

  • Boys and Girls Club – WarwickClosed Today; No practices this evening
  • Buttonwoods SchoolClosed Today
  • C.H.I.L.D. Inc.Closed Today
  • Greenwood Montessori SchoolClosed Today 
  • Kent YMCA School’s Out-Coventry: Closed Today
  • Kent YMCA School’s Out-EG: Closed Today; Meadowbrook Elem. Closed.
  • Kent YMCA School’s Out-W Wwk: Closed Today; W. Hills and Greenbush closed.
  • Kent YMCA School’s Out-Warwick: Closed Today
  • Kent YMCA-AM Y’s Owl: Closed Today Warwick Kent YMCA-PM Y’s Owl: Closed Today

CCRI has cancelled Tuesday exams, which are rescheduled to Friday; Campuses remain open.

Warwick Superintendent Phil Thornton said Monday night he would make the call on whether to cancel classes at about 4 a.m.

NWS predicts 1 to 3 inches of snow and  and ice accumulations of a light glaze of ice on the roads during the storm, which will continue through 1 p.m. today. The forecast calls for snow, freezing rain and sleet, possibly mixed with rain before 2 p.m., then rain, possibly mixed with freezing rain between 2 and 3 p.m., then rain after 3 p.m., with a. high temperature near 35.

“Plan on slippery road conditions. The hazardous conditions will impact the morning commute,” the NWS warned in its advisory.

Rob Borkowski
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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 [email protected] with tips, press releases, advertising inquiries, and concerns.

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