Welcome! Login | Register
 

The Scoop: Fung’s Plan to Reform Taxes, Gorbea Adds to Campaign Team, and More—Welcome back to The Scoop, the 4 p.m.…

It’s All About Education: Chronic Absenteeism’s Effect on Learning—One of the biggest challenges in our schools…

Chef Walter’s Flavors + Knowledge: Braised Chicken Agrodolce with Dried Plums—Agrodolce (pronounced "agro-dolchay") is an Italian term for…

Sixth Annual Runway for a Cure Set For October 21—The Lupus Foundation of New England and a…

Steven Lattmer 5k Run/Walk to Kick Off October 8—The third-annual Steven Lattmer 5K Families Against Violence…

Flu Vaccination Campaign to Kick-Off at RI State House—Rhode Island’s flu vaccination campaign will kick off…

Narragansett Beer Re-Releases Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout—Originally introduced last December as “Hi Neighbor Mash-Up,”…

RWU and Silent Witness Initiative To Launch Domestic Violence Online Database Tool—Roger Williams University and the Silent Witness Initiative…

Taco Pledges $400,000 to Support URI’s College of Engineering and Yes on 4—The Taco White Family Foundation will donate $400,000…

Rhody Ramble’s Upcoming Fall Events for Families—Rhody Ramble, launched in 2012, connects families with…

 
 

NEW: Weekend Storm Intensifying, Could Bring More Snow To RI

Friday, February 15, 2013

 

Ready for more snow, Rhode Island? It's on the way with a weekend storm.

What's up with the potential weekend storm? Snow, and maybe several inches of it.

The weather forecasting models waffled most of this week over whether we’d be seeing any snow this weekend. Now that the weekend is upon us, the consensus is growing that we have the potential for a significant storm … mainly Saturday night into Sunday.

The potential for a major snowstorm

Once again it is another one of those situations where everything has to come together perfectly to create an intense storm, located in the ideal place to bring us a major snowstorm. Again, I have to caution that many things can go wrong (or right, depending on your point of view) and the storm could develop too far out to sea, thus snowing on the fish and not Southern New England.

It looks like we should have some light snow or snow and rain showers as a cold front moves through the area on Saturday. As the front moves offshore a disturbance should develop on the front. It is that intensifying storm that has the potential to bring several inches of snow mainly to Eastern New England, Rhode Island included, later Saturday night and Sunday. If the storm forms too far east of us, the heavier snow potential will fizzle. With the cold front still very far to our west, it is far too early to have any certainty on the whole situation.

More updates will follow as more data comes in and the time frame narrows.

 

Related Articles

 

Enjoy this post? Share it with others.