Winter Storm Warning in effect until Friday - ABC6 - Providence, RI and New Bedford, MA News, Weather

Winter Storm Warning in effect until Friday

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WINTER STORM WARNING AND WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY as well as a WIND ADVISORY in Providence until 1PM Friday. Heavy, wet snow (3-6") and strong winds (NNE 20-30, G40-50 mph) will cause travel headaches and power outages across much of southern New England over the next 24 to 36 hours.
 
TIMING: Right into Friday morning
 
WINDS: NNE winds 20-30 mph, gusting to 50 mph (higher on Cape/Islands)
 
IMPACTS: Roads may become slippery into Friday, and power outages will also be possible
 
COASTAL FLOODING: The eastern MA coast, including Cape/Islands could see major flooding and beach erosion.
 
This storm will batter the area into Friday with wind and snow of varying intensity.
 
The weekend looks good with sunshine both days and highs in the 40s.
 
Steve Cascione, ABC6 StormTracker Weather Team

scascione@abc6.com

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