New York Hardcore legends MADBALL have been forced to cancel their concert in Rhode Island due to the blizzard that is scheduled to arrive this Friday (February 8) morning. The concert was scheduled to take place on Friday night at Firehouse 13 in Providence, Rhode Island. Here is what the bands bassist Hoya Roc just posted on his Facebook page regarding the cancellation of the concert:
"Rhode island Show tomorrow cancelled !!!! Day off in long island ... Fuck you snow !!!"
MADBALL's upcoming concerts:
2-9-13 - The Championship Bar, Trenton, NJ
2-10-13 - The Chance, Eat Your Heart Out Fest, Poughkeepsie, NY
Facts about this storm:
- Blizzard Warning in effect from 6 am Friday to 1 pm EST Saturday.
- The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a Blizzard Warning, which is in effect from 6 am Friday to 1 pm EST Saturday.
- Locations: New York City, Southern Westchester County, and coastal portions of Northeast New Jersey.
- Hazard types: Heavy snow and strong winds.
- Accumulations: snow accumulation of 10 to 14 inches, with localized higher amounts within developing snow bands.
- Winds: north 15 to 25 mph with gusts up to 45 mph.
- Temperatures: falling into the 20s by Friday evening.
- Visibilities: one quarter mile or less at times.
- Timing: The strongest winds and heaviest snow will occur Friday evening into Saturday morning.
- Impacts: Heavy snow and winds will make for dangerous driving conditions with visibilities near zero in White-out conditions. In addition, some tree limbs will be downed, causing scattered power outages.
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