The Natural Phenomenon In Rhode Island That Only Happens During Wintertime

Have you ever been snuggled up in bed on a cold winter night only to be awoken by a loud boom? While at first, you might fear the sound is a monster under your bed, it might just be something entirely different. When freezing temperatures roll into the Ocean State, Rhode Island has been known to experience frost quakes. Read on to learn more about this noisy winter phenomenon…

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Have you ever been woken up by a frost quake? Did it freak you out? Or were you just groggy and confused? Share your experiences in the comments section below. One of the more fun parts of winter in Rhode Island is hitting the slopes at this underrated snow tubing park.