Risk of power outages with snow storm

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – National Grid is warning customers about the possibility of power outages during the upcoming snow storm. The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Warning, starting Monday night, for all of Rhode Island and eastern Massachusetts. National Grid is issuing some tips for remaining safe in the case of a power […]

Pinpoint Weather Blog: January 2015 Blizzard

Sunday 11:30PM Update We’re on to Seattle!….in Arizona, of course! Here’s the average weather conditions for February 1st in Glendale, AZ (the home of Super Bowl XLIX).   Previous Updates: ===================================================== 8:30PM Update: Special Weather Statement from the National Weather Service: …STRONG FRONT MOVING ACROSS BRISTOL…ESSEX…PLYMOUTH…NORFOLK… EASTERN WORCESTER…SUFFOLK…MIDDLESEX…BRISTOL…NEWPORT…EASTERN KENT…NORTHEASTERN WASHINGTON AND PROVIDENCE COUNTIES… AT 820 […]

Local Leaders Prepare for Massive Storm

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – New Governor Gina Raimondo and Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza are getting ready for a huge snow storm that will hit the area Monday night. The newly-elected officials say they’re prepared to make the right decisions at the right time. On Sunday there was a clear blue sky for Rhode Island; a […]

Fans visit AFC Championship Trophy

FOXBORO, M.A. (WPRI) – The trophy won by the Patriots in the AFC Championship is on display for Patriots fans to see. It’s been an odd week at Gillette Stadium; from winning the AFC Championship to press conferences on “Deflate-gate” the nation’s eyes have been on the Patriots. On Saturday, the Patriots let fans have […]

Jury selection continues in Tsarnaev case

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, third from right, is depicted with his lawyers and U.S. District Judge George O’Toole Jr., right, as O’Toole addresses a pool of potential jurors in a jury assembly room at the federal courthouse, Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015, in Boston. Tsarnaev is charged with the April […]

Major nor’easter for Tuesday will bring blizzard conditions

Related Coverage PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — The Pinpoint Weather Team meteorologists are tracking a major nor’easter snowstorm Monday night throughTuesday.  The National Weather Service has upped the Blizzard Watch to a Blizzard Warning.  Snow, wind, and poor visibility will create dangerous if not impassible travel conditions. This has the potential to be a historic storm […]

Alert Providence police officer saves life of overdose victim with shot of Narcan

Published: January 25, 2015 04:07 PM Article source: http://www.providencejournal.com/news/police-fire/20150125-alert-providence-police-officer-saves-life-of-overdose-victim-with-shot-of-narcan.eceLike this:Like Loading…

Volunteers needed to help shovel

Serve Rhode Island is looking for volunteers to help shovel out elderly residents. (WPRI 12) Related Coverage PROVIDENCE, R.I (WPRI) — Serve Rhode Island is in need of volunteers to help remove snow following Monday night’s impending snow storm. Volunteers will be needed through Thursday to help shovel out elderly and disabled residents. Sign up […]

Cranston man killed in crash

Courtesy: Hopkinton Fire Dept. HOPKINTON, Mass. (AP) — Massachusetts State Police say a Rhode Island man has died after his car went out of control on northbound Interstate 495 west of Boston and was hit by a truck. Police have not said that the 1:40 p.m. Saturday accident was weather-related but about 5 inches of […]