State Government Press Releases

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The National Weather Service (NWS) has revised its heat advisory to include the entire state. The advisory is expected to be in effect through Thursday. Forecasters are predicting temperatures in the 90s, and with humidity, a heat index of 100 to 104 degrees. For information on staying safe...
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a heat advisory for Providence and Kent counties, and the heat advisory is expected to be in effect through Thursday. Forecasters are predicting temperatures in the 90s, and with humidity, a heat index of 100 to 104 degrees. The Rhode Island...
The National Weather Service has issued a flood advisory for communities along Narragansett Bay and Mt. Hope Bay for high tide tonight. High tide is expected between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Due to a combination of 12 to 18-inch storm surges and an astronomical high tide, minor coastal flooding is...
Make a kit. Make a plan. Stay informed. This three-step preparedness formula applies not only to individuals and families, but to businesses as well. The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) has recently established a program designed to coordinate disaster preparedness and...
Providence, RI - The National Weather Service has issued a Red Flag Warning for all of Rhode Island today, Monday, April 9, 2012. This is in effect from 10 a.m. this morning to 8 p.m. this evening. Updated information will continue to be posted at: http://www.erh.noaa.gov/box/hazardsByCounty.php.
Providence, RI - The National Weather Service has re-issued a Red Flag Warning in Rhode Island and Southern New England for the second day in a row. Any fires that do develop will spread rapidly. Outdoor burning in Rhode Island is not recommended. This warning is in effect from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Providence, RI - The National Weather Service has upgraded yesterday's Fire Watch Warning to a Red Flag Warning for all of Rhode Island. Dry conditions, Northwest winds, and low relative humidity all contribute to fire danger. The lack of serious rainfall will continue to affect the region into...
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a red flag warning for all areas of Rhode Island, with the exception of Block Island, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, 2012. A red flag warning is issued when there are predictions of strong winds and low relative humidity. These...
Nearly two years ago, historic-level floods ravaged Rhode Island. Is your home or business protected now? This week (March 12 16) is National Flood Awareness Week. The Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency (RIEMA) urges anyone with a home or business located close to a body of water to...
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a wind advisory for the entire state until 2 a.m. on Friday. There is also a cold front approaching the area tonight and light rain or showers are expected. A wind advisory is issued when winds are forecasted to be 31 to 39 miles per hour or wind...