State Government Press Releases

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01/03/2014
Date: January 3, 2014 Re: Wind Chill Advisory The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is alerting all Rhode Islanders that there is Wind Chill Advisory for Providence County until 9 am Saturday morning. WINDS: Northwest 10 to 20 MPH with gusts up to 35 mph. Wind Chill...
01/03/2014
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: January 3, 2014 Extreme Cold Precautions and Update of Current Warming Centers Rhode Islanders are urged to take precautions during extreme cold conditions. Colder than normal temperatures and wind chills are predicted for Rhode Island the...
01/02/2014
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 2, 2014 Governor Lincoln D. Chafee announces State Government Adverse Weather Policy In Effect beginning Friday morning Governor Lincoln D. Chafee has announced that Rhode Island State Government will enact its adverse weather policy commencing Friday,...
01/01/2014
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: January 1, 2014 National Weather Service Issues Winter Storm Warning for Rhode Island The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a winter storm warning for all of Rhode Island from 4 am Thursday until 10 am Friday morning. The current...
12/13/2013
The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is alerting all Rhode Islanders that there is Winter Storm Watch in place for Kent & Washington and a Winter Storm Warning for Providence County from Saturday afternoon through Sunday morning. Temperatures will be rising from lower to mid 30's. ...
12/08/2013
For Use: Immediately Date: December 08, 2013 Winter Weather Advisory Winter weather advisory in effect for Kent, Providence and Washington Counties from 11pm Sunday night until 10 am Monday morning. Snow accumulations close to 2 inches, along with a trace of ice. Please use caution...
11/18/2013
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: November 18, 2013 Rhode Island Floodplain Mapping Tool The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency has released the Rhode Island Floodplain Mapping Tool, an easily navigable online resource, which provides users with flood risk information...
10/31/2013
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: October 31, 2013 Contact: Armand Randolph, (401) 462-7183 Office / (401) 641-8269 Cell armand.j.randolph.mil@mail.mil 2013 School Safety Conference The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is pleased to host the 3rd Annual School...
10/24/2013
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: October 24, 2013 RIEMA Trinity X Hazardous Materials / Decontamination Exercise SUBJECT: RIEMA Functional Exercise The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency will be hosting the Trinity X Rhode Island State Special Teams Hazardous...
10/08/2013
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: October 7, 2013 HAZARD MITIGATION GRANT PROGRAM SUBJECT: Hurricane Sandy Post Disaster Mitigation Grant The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is pleased to announce the availability of Federal Emergency Management Agency (