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A NEW STUDY said that while less powerful storms would dwindle because of a shorter snow season and warmer temperatures due to climate change, regions that currently get impacted by nor’easters will continue to be impacted./ PBN FILE PHOTO/ELI SHERMAN

Climate change won’t stop East Coast’s worst storms, study finds

NEW YORK - Climate change may melt away smaller snow storms but it won’t be able to hold back more powerful East Coast systems. Minor storms that drop...

New tools for predicting R.I. storm damage

The R.I. Coastal Resources Management Council is trying to take away some of the guesswork on how major storms, such as the four nor’easters...
A WINTER STORM WARNINGS has been issued for all of Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts. / COURTESY NWS

Wednesday Winter Storm Warning issued for R.I., Bristol County, Mass.

PROVIDENCE – A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for all of Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts from 8 a.m. Wednesday through 8 a.m....
TUESDAY'S NOR'EASTER FORCED L'Artisan Cafe patrons inside at the Wayland Square eatery in Providence. / PBN PHOTO/MARY MACDONALD

Storm continues as region shuts down, with scattered power outages

PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island and Bristol County, Mass., residents are now breaking out the shovels and snow blowers to start digging out from this...
HOPKINS HILL ROAD in Coventry was beginning to be covered in snow despite the efforts of plow trucks early on Tuesday. The nor'easter that is hitting New England is still expected to dump upwards of a foot of show or more in the region. / PBN PHOTO/ROB BORKOWSKI

Raimondo, state officials urge safety as latest nor’easter commences

PROVIDENCE — Calling it a “very serious storm,” Gov. Gina M. Raimondo addressed the media at the R.I. Emergency Management Agency in Cranston Tuesday...
ALL OF RHODE ISLAND as well as Massachusetts and Connecticut are under a Winter Storm Warning from the National Weather Service, which expects 10-15 inches of snow to fall on the region, with localized accumulation of up to 18 inches. / COURTESY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

Latest nor’easter set to dump 10-15 inches of snow on R.I.

PROVIDENCE – Mother Nature is targeting New England, once again. For the third time in less than two weeks, a significant nor’easter is expected to...
GOV. GINA M. RAIMONDO and Lt. Gov. Daniel J. McKee are not entirely in agreement over the response of National Grid Rhode Island to the recent storms. / PBN FILE PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO / COURTESY TOWN OF CUMBERLAND

Did National Grid do a good job restoring power to the...

While the official responses to the speed and effectiveness of National Grid Rhode Island are contradictory – Gov. Gina M. Raimondo thinks the utility...
NATIONAL GRID RHODE ISLAND estimated that more than 150,000 Rhode Island customers lost power this weekend due to the storm that rolled up the East Coast Friday and Saturday. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL ACKER

Thousands still without power following weekend wallop

PROVIDENCE – Nearly 12,000 Rhode Island National Grid customers and more than 8,000 customers in Bristol County, Mass., were still without power as of...
A POTENTIALLY RECORD-BREAKING nor'easter is primed to slam the East Coast Friday, bringing with it snow, heavy rain and strong, possible hurricane-strength winds. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/DANIEL BARRY

Nor’easter may break records, threatens billions in real estate

NEW YORK – A potentially record-breaking nor’easter is set to pummel the East Coast with wind, snow and rain Friday, putting billions of dollars...
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...
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