National Weather Service Says Travel After 4:00PM Today Will Be Near Impossible
RIEMA Executive Director J. David Smith is asking all RI residents to “Please stay off the highways after 4:00PM. Driving conditions will be near impossible due to the high winds and rapid accumulation of snow. Also please check on your elderly or disabled neighbors who may need your help shoveling out. Parking bans will be in effect for most communities. The Monday morning commute will take place during blizzard conditions. The RIEMA Emergency Operations Center will open at 12 noon today and remain open as long as necessary.