State Government Press Releases

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03/14/2017
Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning for Providence County from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and a Winter Storm Warning for the remainder of Rhode Island from 5 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday.
12/15/2016
Extreme Cold Temperatures Impacting Rhode Island; Warming Centers Open Throughout State for Those in Need Cranston, RI - The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is currently monitoring very cold temperatures impacting Rhode Island tonight and tomorrow. Rhode Islanders are urged to...
09/03/2016
DATE: September 3, 2016 SUBJECT: Tropical Storm Hermine Cranston, RI --- The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) is preparing for a Tropical Hermine anticipated to impact Rhode Island over the next couple of days. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a...
08/15/2016
Contact: Armand Randolph (401) 462-7183 (401) 641-8269 www.riema.ri.gov RIEMA to Host Free Disaster Preparedness Seminar for Senior Citizens Cranston, RI—The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), in partnership with the Rhode Island Department of Elderly Affairs (RIDEA),...
08/09/2016
Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency to Host Annual Preparedness Conference Cranston, RI—The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA), in conjunction with the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM), the Rhode Island Association of Emergency Managers (RIAEM), and the...
04/03/2015
State of Rhode Island Awarded Federal Disaster Declaration Stemming From January Blizzard Contact: Armand Randolph (401) 462-7183 External Affairs www.riema.ri.gov Cranston, RI – President Barack Obama today approved Rhode Island's request for a Major Disaster Declaration for the...
06/19/2014
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: June 19, 2014 RIEMA's 2014 Hurricane and Preparedness Conference The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) will be hosting its annual Hurricane & Preparedness Conference on June 20th from 8AM – 4PM at the Crowne Plaza Hotel...
03/30/2014
RIEMA NEWS For Use: Immediately Date: March 30, 2014 National Weather Service Issues Flood Warning for Rhode Island The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the National Weather Service has issued the following: - Flash Flood Warning for...
03/25/2014
Date: March 25, 2014 Re: Weather Advisory The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the National Weather Service (NWS) has issued the following weather advisories and storm warning: - Winter Weather Advisory for Newport County from...
02/14/2014
Date: February 14, 2014 Re: Winter Storm Warning The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is alerting all Rhode Islanders that the National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for the entire state from 10am Saturday, February 15, until 5am Sunday, February 16. TIMING: ...