From the National Weather Service:
URGENT - WINTER WEATHER MESSAGE National Weather Service Taunton MA 121 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017 MAZ020>024-RIZ006>008-160230- /O.NEW.KBOX.WW.Y.0021.171215T2100Z-171216T0500Z/ Southern Bristol MA-Southern Plymouth MA-Barnstable MA-Dukes MA- Nantucket MA-Washington RI-Newport RI-Block Island RI- Including the cities of Fall River, New Bedford, Mattapoisett, Chatham, Falmouth, Provincetown, Vineyard Haven, Nantucket, Narragansett, Westerly, Newport, and New Shoreham 121 PM EST Fri Dec 15 2017 ...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST TONIGHT... * WHAT...Snow expected. Untreated roadways will become slippery during the latter half of the commute. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected. * WHERE...South coastal Rhode Island and Massachusetts. This includes the Cape and Islands. * WHEN...Until midnight EST tonight. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Be prepared for reduced visibilities at times. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Winter Weather Advisory for snow means periods of snow will cause primarily travel difficulties. Be prepared for snow covered roads and limited visibilities, and use caution while driving. The latest road conditions for the state you are calling from can be obtained by calling 5 1 1.