Wednesday’s wet weather created delays at airports across the Northeast, and it was no different at T.F. Green in Warwick.
State and local officials are asking drivers to use caution on the roads throughout Thanksgiving Day following Wednesday’s winter weather that lasted into the night.
Even though snow can make roads slick, its the freezing rain that could be the biggest threat on the roads this afternoon.
Wednesday’s coastal storm is expected to snarl some plans for Thanksgiving travelers. Rhode Island State Police said normal holiday travel paired with winter weather could mean delays.
Barbara Brushett of Middletown is Wednesday’s Pic of the Day winner. This shot was taken at the Eisenhower Park behind Fort Adams.
Paula Hogan of North Providence won Tuesday’s Pic of the Day with this shot. This was taken in Smithfield at Stump Pond.
A nor’easter moving through Southern New England is already causing dangerous driving conditions on what’s typically one of the busiest travel days of the year.
Alfred Travieso of Cranston won Monday’s Pic of the Day with this shot. This was taken from the back of the Bristol Elks Club.
A wind advisory is in effect from 5 a.m. until 2 p.m. Monday with wind gusts that could hit 45 mph. Isolated power outages are also possible.
Rhode Island officials have launched a new website with winter driving tips, statistics and links to travel planning resources.
Eyewitness News speaks with WIVB Meteorologist Todd Santos about the monster snowfall.
But even as it strained roofs and stalled daily life, the snow wasn’t the only worry. Forecasters warned a rapid weekend warmup and rain could turn all that snow into floods.
With 4 feet of snow having fallen at Ralph Wilson Stadium over the past two days, the Bills are racing the clock and Mother Nature to have the facility cleared in time to host the New York Jets on Sunday.
Charleen Arruda of Freetown in Thursday’s Pic of the Day winner.
The Blizzard of ’78 dropped 38 inches of snow in Woonsocket, more than two feet less than what has fallen in New York.
Sixty-five inches – nearly five and a half feet – has fallen in the Buffalo area during the past few days, and a lot more is expected to come.