Friday, March 8, 2013
Take a photo out your window right now - office, home, classroom, whatever - and upload it to Portsmouth Patch!
It's snowing again, Newport! More snow created a beautiful winter wonderland on Friday morning and it's still coming down! We want to see what it looks like near you! Let's get a picture of what the town looks like, before it melts. Snap a photo out the window or door of your home, office, classroom, whatever and upload it by clicking the green button above this text. If you can't upload, email your photo to email@example.com.
Friday, February 22, 2013
Weather forecasters are predicting a few inches of snow possible in some areas.
Will Newport get pummeled this weekend with several inches of snow or will it be all rain? One thing does remain certain — weather forecasts vary this morning. The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Newport The NWS says a couple inches of snow is possible, but other weather channels are predicting even less. Snow may mix with rain in the Newport area. However, the NWS warns that the heavy wet snow could bring down tree limbs and result in scattered power outages. Here is a look at the snowfall estimates for Newport as of 9 a.m. Friday: Remember! If you are heading to polo this weekend, call ahead for weather cancellations at 401-846-0200.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
While the storm is still a few days away, Newport could see more snow this weekend.
Thursday, February 21
Even the snow is melting doesn't mean you can put the shovels away just yet. Once again, the weekend is bringing us more snow. A new snowstorm is headed our way for Saturday and Sunday, and Newport could several inches of new snow before it's done. While it's still too early to say how much snow, The Weather Channel reports interior areas of New England could see up to a foot of new snowfall. Other forecasts show Portsmouth could see between 4 to 8 inches of snow. Newport might be spared, however. At this time, the best chance for this will be north of the Massachusetts turnpike and away from the coast, reports the National Weather Service (NWS). Being three days away, the NWS says the forecast is still uncertain and could change. …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Motorists are asked to get off the roads as the storm intensifies. Up to 30 inches are of snow is possible in some areas.
Gov. Lincoln Chafee has declared a state of emergency, as forecasted snowfall totals continue to increase. Parts of Rhode Island — including Newport — could see as much as 24 inches of snow by the time the storm abates tomorrow afternoon. Newport residents should be getting off the roads as the storm picks up steam. There is a very good chance Newport will see 2 feet of snow, according to the National Weather Service, but areas from Providence and points north could potentially get 30 inches. "We have a very serious storm approaching," Chafee said. "I encourage all Rhode Islanders to take this seriously. This is a major storm. Be prepared." The Rhode Island Department of Transportation is urging motorists to get off the roads and stay …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Share pictures of the coldest days of the year!
The bone-chilling weather continues, and there is no immediate end in sight. Temperatures are expected to remain below freezing until Monday, according to the National Weather Service. The NWS reports that wind chill values could go as low as -4. Frigid wind gusts might reach as high as 37 mph. That's frosty. Do you have pictures of the 2013 freeze? Do you have a baby or pet swaddled in blankets or jackets? Do you have ice on your patio or windows? Share them on Patch!
Thursday, January 24, 2013
The National Weather Service is predicting low temperatures in the single digits.
A frigid start to the week could herald more wintry conditions for Newport, according to the National Weather Service. The weather from Thursday through Friday morning is predicted to be clear, but with extreme cold temperatures. Residents can expect a low of 8 degrees Fahrenheit on Thursday night with wind chills bringing the temperature to -3. The temperature will increase on Friday, reaching 24. A chance of snow is predicted again for Friday night and Saturday morning. According to the Centers for Disease Control: When winter temperatures drop significantly below normal, staying warm and safe can become a challenge. Extremely cold temperatures often accompany a winter storm, so you may have to cope with power failures and icy roads. …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
AT&T officials offer tips to keep your cells germ-free this winter.
Thursday, January 17
The following text was submitted by AT&T: Cell phone users can follow a few rules to avoid getting sick from their cell phones – some of these will sound familiar:
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
How are the roads in Newport? Did you have any trouble getting to school or work today?
A rain/snow mix slowed some morning commutes throughout the island today. Although areas throughout Rhode Island saw more snow, Newport's slushy roads resulted in some slippery areas. Due to weather conditions, all RIPTA routes were running 10-20 minutes late. How were the roads? Did you encounter any issues on your way to work/school this morning? Tell us in the comments below. The slush and snow mixtured did not cause any delays. Newport Public Schools started on time this morning. According to the National Weather Service, rain will continue through the afternoon. Do you have photos from the snow? Add them to this story by clicking "Upload photo/video" below the image above!