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R.I. first state in nation to be recognized as StormReady by...

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island is the first state in the country to have all municipalities recognized as StormReady by the National Weather Service.According to...
NEW ENGLANDERS received an early-morning tsunami warning on Tuesday. The National Weather Service quickly said it was an error. /PBN PHOTO/ELI SHERMAN

Rhode Islanders receive erroneous tsunami warning

PROVIDENCE – A tsunami warning was mistakenly sent out to certain mobile users throughout New England on Tuesday.The morning warning cited the National Weather...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE has removed its winter storm warning for northern Rhode Island. A winter weather advisory remains in Providence and Kent counties. / COURTESY NWS

Update: NWS cancels winter storm warning for R.I., still warns snow...

PROVIDENCE - The National Weather Service rescinded its winter storm warning for northwestern Rhode Island as of 3:40 p.m. Tuesday, but a winter weather advisory...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE issued a flood warning for all of Rhode Island and Massachusetts ahead of Friday's warm weather and expected rain. / COURTESY NWS

NWS issues Friday flood warning for R.I., Mass.

PROVIDENCE – The National Weather Service issued a flood watch for all Rhode Island and Bristol County, Mass., due to impending rain and warm...
A CAR HEADED SOUTH on Blackstone Boulevard Thursday as snow started to accumulate in Rhode Island. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD

As R.I. digs out and gets back to business, bitter cold...

PROVIDENCE – As streets were cleared Friday, Rhode Island and the rest of the Northeast are facing frigid temperatures and strong winds following the...
A BLIZZARD WARNING remains in effect for southern Rhode Island and southeast Massachusetts. / COURTESY NWS

Winter storm arrives with blizzard conditions

PROVIDENCE - A powerful Nor’easter reached New England Thursday, threatening snow accumulations of up to 18 inches in some locations, according to the National...
THURSDAY'S SNOW STORM is expected to bring up to 12 inches of snow. Above, a snowstorm in Providence in January 2015. / PBN FILE PHOTO/FRANK MULLIN

R.I. officials urge caution during Thursday winter storm

PROVIDENCE – As Thursday’s storm nears Rhode Island, state officials are urging caution.The storm is expected to begin in the area at about 1...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE has predicted blizzard conditions in parts of Massachusetts and Block Island and issued a winter storm warning for all of Rhode Island. / COURTESY NWS

NWS: Blizzard and near-blizzard conditions expected Thursday

PROVIDENCE – The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning that the region can expect 8 to 12 inches of show will...
PROVIDENCE HAS ISSUED a citywide parking ban on Sunday from 2 to 6 a.m. in preparation for the incoming snowstorm this weekend. / PBN FILE PHOTO

Providence issues parking ban for Sunday morning in anticipation of winter...

PROVIDENCE – A citywide parking ban has been issued for Sunday from 2 to 6 a.m. for the first snowfall of the season, the...
TROPICAL STORM JOSE moves north Wednesday, with Block Island remaining under tropical storm warning. / COURTESY THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

Jose continues north, expected to move east to open sea

PROVIDENCE – Wind advisories remained in place for much of southern Rhode Island Tuesday as Jose, formerly a hurricane, moves north and weakens to...
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