NWS: Saturday's Storm Could Bring 2 to 5 Inches of Snow
The heaviest snow is expected to fall between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday.
It looks like Old Man Winter could be waking up.
An ocean storm is expected to bring accumulating snow beginning tonight at midnight and continuing throughout Saturday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
A winter weather advisory is in effect from 4 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday.
The Newport Police Department has not yet issued a parking ban.
In addition, residents are not to deposit snow into any state or town road because it contributes to hazardous driving conditions.
The NWS says Newport could see between 2 to 5 inches of snow. However, there's a possibility coastal areas, such as Fall River, MA, and New Bedford, MA, could see higher amounts ranging between 6 to 8 inches.
The heaviest snow is expected to fall between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Saturday. Roads are expected to become snow-covered and slippery.