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Warwick Post Storm Center: Emergency Contacts and Latest Info

Stay informed on the effect of winter storms with Warwick Post.
Stay informed on the effect of winter storms with Warwick Post.

Update, Feb. 9, 6:18 p.m.: Warwick Public Schools have announced a one-hour delay for Tuesday morning, with no morning Kindergarten or Pre-K. 

Update, Feb. 9, 11:28 a.m.: Tonight’s City Council meeting at 7 p.m., and the Committee meetings scheduled to start at 5 p.m. at City Hall, 3275 Post Road, are taking place as planned.

Update, Feb. 9, 8:45 a.m.:

Warwick Public Library’s main branch is scheduled to open at noon on Monday; branches are closed. The Pilgrim Senior Center is also closed today, with no Transwick service.

T.F. Green Airport reported online that most flights to East Coast cities like Philadelphia and Washington, D.C., are cancelled today. Flights to Detroit, Atlanta, and Orlando were on schedule, as of 8:45 a.m. Monday. Inbound flights varied in status, with some cancelled and others scheduled.

Original post, Feb. 9, 5:30 a.m.:

Warwick, RI — Here we go again.

While the winter storm expected through tonight won’t reach blizzard proportions like Juno, it’s still got the potential to pose some hazards for travelers, and could result in yet another round of closings and delays — so be prepared.

Below, we’ve listed important resources and telephone numbers you might need during and after the storm:

Schools closed: The Warwick School Department announced on Sunday that schools will be closed on Monday, Feb. 9.

Parking ban: The city of Warwick issued a parking ban, effective Sunday morning, Feb. 8, until further notice.

Emergency Alerts:

RIBA – Make sure you’re signed up for text alerts from the Rhode Island Broadcasters Association. You’ll get emergency notifications (including school closings and delays) direct to your phone or email.

CodeRED – The City of Warwick has instituted a new rapid emergency notification service called CodeRED®.  The new system will distribute emergency messages via telephone to targeted areas or the entire City of Warwick. Register here.

TF Green Airport – As of 11:30 a.m. Sunday morning, all flights were reported on-time. Click here to follow arrivals and departures at Green.

Emergency Calls:

  • In an emergency, dial 911
  • Police Department: 401-468-4200
  • Fire Department: (401) 468-4000
  • Highway Dept./Snow removal – 401-738-2000 ext. 6518
  • Do NOT call 911 to report a power outage. Contact National Grid at 1-800-465-1212. Smartphone users can also text STORM to NGRID (64743) for outage alerts. To check the status of outages in your area, visit  National Grid Outage Central for Rhode Island.
  • Serve RI is looking for volunteers to help neighbors in need shovel out after upcoming snowfall. You can sign up here.  You can ask for their help at at 401-331-2298. For all other needs, people should call United Way-2-1-1.

Listen to NOAA radio: Check the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration radio frequency here.

Joe Hutnak -
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Co-Founder and Editor-at-Large of Warwick Post. For Warwick Post-related inquiries or communications, email [email protected]

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