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Warwick Public Schools Closed; Winter Storm Warning in Effect

[CREDIT: National Weather Service] The National Weather Service predicts a snowstorm forecast to begin on Sunday will likely leave 5 to 6 inches of snow on the ground before ending Monday morning.
[CREDIT: National Weather Service] The National Weather Service predicts a snowstorm forecast to begin on Sunday will likely leave 5 to 6 inches of snow on the ground before ending Monday morning.
Warwick, RI  — The National Weather Service has upgraded its weekend snowstorm advisory to a Winter Storm Warning, calling for snow starting between 6 and 10 p.m. tonight, lasting into Monday morning, and Warwick Public Schools and YMCA classes are cancelled for the day.

The following cancellations were reported by the RI Broadcasters Association website at about 7 p.m. Sunday evening:

  • Warwick Public Schools: Closed Tomorrow/No PM Activities
  • Kent YMCA School’s Out-Warwick: No AM or PM OST
  • Johnson and Wales Univ: No Day Classes/Activities//Essential Personnel Only

The National Weather Service’s forecast now calls for 4-8 inches of heavy, wet snow, with the heaviest coming between midnight and the morning hours, tapering off around noon on Monday.

The weather service warns of visibility limited to half a mile or less, as well as heavy winds from the northeast between 5 and 15 mph, gusting up to 35 mph, which could result in power outages.

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