Snowfall Totals - December 26-27th, 2010: The first major winter snow storm of the season piled up snow accumulations of up to 16-inches or more around the Providence, Rhode Island area. The good news is there is no school this week, so snow removal crews don't have to contend with school buses on the roads.
Bllizzard of 2010
As of 9:00am, the National Weather Service (NOAA) still has their blizzard warning up until 12 noon today. Heavy snow and potentially damaging winds with considerable blowing and drifting of snow, with a total snow accumulation of 10 to 16 -inches of snow is expected by the time the whole storm is over. The weather forecast is calling for the snow to taper off and sunny skies to return this afternoon, although the wind will make it seem like it's still snowing.
Snow Removal Could be a Problem with High Winds and Drifting Snow
WPRI.com in Providence, reports cleanup crews are out in force trying to their best to remove over a foot of snow in some areas before commuters get back to work.
According to the Providence Journal, the worst may be over, but it doesn't seem so. Strong winds and drifting snow today could be a problem for snow removal.