Winter Storm Headed Towards Narragansett, SK: What To Know

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NARRAGANSETT-SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RI — A winter storm is headed towards southern New England, and is expected to bring up to two feet of snow to Rhode Island.

The storm is expected to arrive overnight, with up to four inches of accumulation by Saturday morning. Heavy snow will continue throughout the day Saturday and continue until about 10 p.m., leaving 18 to 24 inches of accumulation statewide.

Narragansett declared a parking ban from 11 p.m. Friday until further notice. South Kingstown, meanwhile, announced a parking ban starting at 7 p.m.

Rose Hill Transfer Station will be closed on Saturday, along with all South Kingstown libraries, the Recreation Center and Neighborhood Guild.

The coastal communities are likely to be hit hard by the storm, with wind gusts up to 60 mph and dangerously high seas. Officials urged residents to shelter in place during the day.

This article originally appeared on the Narragansett-South Kingstown Patch

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