Friday, February 22, 2013
Forecasts vary, but Coventry looks to get a couple inches, and it looks like much of Rhode Island will be spared major snow totals.
Will Coventry see significant snowfall this weekend or will it be an inch with rain mixed in? The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather alert for the weekend as a wintry mix makes its way toward the region. But how much snow Coventry is expected to get depends on how warm the temperatures remain. Forecasts vary, but most expect just a couple inches in the area. ABC6 is predicting 1-3 inches; WPRI 12 has Coventry getting 1-4 inches; and NBC 10 predicts "a few inches." The National Weather Service is calling for about a half-inch. Snow and rain are expected to begin sometime Saturday afternoon, switching back and forth between all snow, all rain and a mix through the evening. After midnight, it should remain all snow, …
Friday, January 11, 2013
The annual warm-up known as the "January thaw" is moving in this weekend, with temperatures in Johnston approaching 60.
A "January thaw" is moving in, according to meteorologists at WHDH-TV and the National Weather Service. "Our annual January Thaw is upon us for the next several days," meteorologist Jeremy Reiner posted in his blog. Typically, the January thaw happens between Jan. 20-26, but is arriving slightly earlier than usual this year, Reiner said. But it will be a thaw in what has already been a mild winter. Meteorologist Pete Bouchard said there have been only 9 days with below normal temperatures in New England since the meteorological start to winter on Dec. 1. The National Weather Service forecasts that high temperatures in Coventry will be in the high-40s Saturday, and will approach 60 Sunday afternoon. The temperatures will remain in the 50s …
Sunday, January 6, 2013
Did you build a snowman or woman in the last storm? We want to see your photos.
The snow outside might be melting, but there were quite a few snowmen seen around Coventry after the last storm! Did you build one in your yard? Did you take a photo? Coventry Patch wants to see your best snowmen or women. Upload your photos of snowmen by clicking the green "upload photos" button above!