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Severe weather possible for parts of central Plains, mid-Atlantic to New England

The NWS Storm Prediction Center is forecasting a Slight Risk of severe thunderstorms Tuesday afternoon and evening across parts of the central Plains, from northwestern Kansas to southwestern Nebraska and extreme northeastern Colorado, as well across parts of the mid-Atlantic and eastern New England. Isolated strong to severe storms are possible in areas surrounding the Slight Risk areas.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Providence, Theodore Francis Green State Airport (KPVD)

Lat: 41.72°NLon: 71.43°WElev: 49ft.

Partly Cloudy

79°F

26°C

Humidity 52%
Wind Speed N 7 mph
Barometer 29.85 in (1010.8 mb)
Dewpoint 60°F (16°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index80°F (27°C)
Last update 4 Aug 7:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Providence RI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 65 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 4pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light west wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Mostly Sunny
    then
    Scattered
    Showers

    High: 85 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of rain after midnight.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest in the evening.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Slight
    Chance Rain

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Rain likely, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Rain likely, mainly before 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Rain Likely

    Low: 62 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of rain before 7am, then a chance of showers after 7am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Rain

    High: 76 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers before midnight.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. West wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 3pm and 4pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail. Mostly sunny, with a high near 85. Light west wind increasing to 6 to 11 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 81. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of rain after midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 63. Northwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Rain likely, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 77. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Rain likely, mainly before 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Saturday
A chance of rain before 7am, then a chance of showers after 7am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 79.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 63.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 82.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
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Point Forecast:
Providence RI
 41.83°N 71.41°W (Elev. 98 ft)
5:52 pm EDT Aug 4, 2015
8pm EDT Aug 4, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 11, 2015
 
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