Northwest Providence Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Wind Advisory, Freeze Warning
Issued: 9:46 PM EDT Oct. 17, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory now in effect until 8 am EDT Thursday...
... Freeze warning remains in effect from 3 am to 9 am EDT
Thursday...

* temperatures... as low as 31.

* Winds... northwest 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.

* Timing... strongest winds will occur after midnight until about
daybreak.

* Impacts... strong winds may knock down a few trees, large tree
limbs and result in isolated power outages. Freezing
temperatures could kill sensitive vegetation.

* Location... northwest Rhode Island.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A freeze warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or
highly likely. These conditions will kill crops and other
sensitive vegetation.

A Wind Advisory means that sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph are
expected, with gusts between 46 to 57 mph. Winds this strong are
capable of Downing small tree limbs and branches, possibly
causing isolated power outages. Driving can also be difficult,
especially for high profile vehicles. Use extra caution.