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In Weather by Jef NickersonLeave a Comment

Ahead of a winter storm that is forecast to begin Monday afternoon and intensify to blizzard conditions through Monday night and in to Tuesday, Mayor Jorge O. Elorza is announcing a series of preparations to ensure public safety.

Plowing done wrong

In Government, Pedestrians, Snow by Jef Nickerson29 Comments

East Avenue near the Pawtucket/Providence line. I’m seeing a lot of bellyaching on social media about streets not being plowed yet. While, my street is showing signs of blacktop, I feel others pain, but. We got walloped with feet of snow drifting to amazing proportions. There are hundreds of thousands, probably millions of tons of snow that need to be …

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Storm recovery

In RIPTA, Transportation, Weather by Greater City ProvidenceLeave a Comment

Atwells Avenue, midday Sunday, February 10, 2013. First, this from RIEMA, ugh! The NWS is predicting ½” of rain for all areas Mon. Large amounts of snow saturated w/ water can cause flooding & damage to roofs #StormRI — Rhode Island EMA (@RhodeIslandEMA) February 10, 2013 [box style=”red”]With temperatures well below freezing tonight, snow and ice that melted today is …