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Posted on: December 29, 2012

[ARCHIVED] Parking Ban / Winter Storm Warning for Narragansett

A parking ban has been issued for Narragansett beginning at 5pm Saturday Dec 29th.

The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for our area as snow accumulations are expected. As a result a parking ban in effect at 5pm today.

From the National Weather Service Taunton:
535 AM EST SAT DEC 29 2012
...WINTER STORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 AM
EST SUNDAY...
* LOCATIONS...RHODE ISLAND...NORTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT AND 
  EASTERN AND SOUTH CENTRAL MASSACHUSETTS. 
* HAZARD TYPES...HEAVY SNOW.
* ACCUMULATIONS...SNOW ACCUMULATION OF 4 TO 8 INCHES.
* UNCERTAINTY...THE RAIN SNOW LINE WILL TRACK ACROSS COASTAL 
  SECTIONS OF RHODE ISLAND AND SOUTHEAST MASSACHUSETTS. THUS THE 
  HIGHEST SNOW ACCUMULATIONS WILL BE AWAY FROM THE COASTLINE. 
* TIMING...SNOW BEGINS EARLY THIS AFTERNOON WITH THE HEAVIEST 
  SNOW FALLING FROM 5 PM TO 1 AM...THEN SNOW TAPERS OFF TOWARD 
  SUNRISE SUNDAY. 
* IMPACTS...ACCUMULATING SNOW WHICH MAY MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT. 
  POOR VISIBILITY AT TIMES.

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