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UPDATED: Bristol Winter Storm Information for February 7th, 2021

UPDATE: February 7th, 2021 9:20 PM

BRISTOL, RI- The Town of Bristol is lifting the parking ban as of 11:00 PM EST on 02/07/2021. Please note: Cars that are parked in emergency lots must be moved within one hour of the parking ban being lifted. Thank you for your cooperation.


February 6th, 2021 12:00 PM

BRISTOL, RI-The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Bristol, Rhode Island from tomorrow, February 7th, at 7:00 AM through Monday February 8th, 2021 at 1:00 AM. Snow accumulation is forecasted to be between 5- 9 inches, with wind gust as high as 40 MPH.

In preparation for the winter storm, the Town of Bristol is taking the following precautions:

  • A parking ban will go in effect from 10:00 AM EST tomorrow, February 7th, 2021, until further notice.

During the parking ban, all vehicles must be moved off the street to accommodate emergency vehicles and crews.

For your convenience, the Town has included a list of off-street parking locations available downtown here.