NOAA Update: Heavy snow overspreads the region

Snowfall 2-3 inches per hour, heavy winds
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National Weather Service update at 3 p.m.:

Heavy band continues to move across southern New England. It is currently set-up over Westerly, RI to Gloucester.
Avoid travel is possible as visibilities are below 0.25 miles and snowfall rates are 2-3 inches and hour. Blowing and drifting snow is also occurring. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on