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Arctic Blast Hitting Rhode Island

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Rhode Islanders are in for another arctic blast starting Friday. Temperatures plunged into the single digits, and the National Weather Service says...

Rhode Islanders are in for another arctic blast starting Friday.  Temperatures plunged into the single digits, and the National Weather Service says things will only warm up to the high teens through the weekend.

Meteorologist Mathew Belk, said wind chills will make temperatures feel far below zero. “Wind chills are going to be generally in the minus fifteen to minus 24 range, so it’s going to feel pretty chilly out there,” said Belk. 

And after a days-long reprieve from winter storms, Rhode Island is about to get hit with snow once again.  The National Weather Service expects the white stuff to start falling Saturday afternoon.  However, Belk said accumulations won’t get near as high as previous storms this winter.  “In terms of snowfall accumulation you go all the way from south county where you’re looking at maybe less than an inch; up towards Burilville and Slaterville may be looking at 2-4 inches,” said Belk

The snow is expected to start Saturday afternoon, and wind down Sunday morning.

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Arctic Blast Hitting Rhode Island
Arctic Blast Hitting Rhode Island