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Severe Thunderstorms & Heavy Rain in the Plains/Midwest; Clouds and Rain Threaten Eclipse Viewing for Some

While much of the nation observes today's eclipse, clouds threaten to obscure the view in parts of the Plains, Midwest, Mid-Atlantic, Southwest, and Southeast states. The weather could be more than just a nuisance in the north-central Plains and Midwest where scattered severe storms are possible this afternoon and evening. Very large hail, damaging wind gusts, and flash floods are possible. Read More >

Current conditions at

Block Island State Airport (KBID)

Lat: 41.17°NLon: 71.58°WElev: 102ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 67%
Wind Speed SW 10 mph
Barometer 30.16 in (1021.6 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index81°F (27°C)
Last update 21 Aug 1:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

4 Miles N Block Island RI

  • This
    Afternoon

    This Afternoon: Sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1am.  Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Mostly Clear
    then Isolated
    T-storms

    Low: 69 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10am.  Patchy fog before 4pm.  Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 11 to 17 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Isolated
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Patchy
    Fog

    High: 75 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog before 9pm.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog then
    Heavy Rain
    and Breezy

    Low: 71 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9am and 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 79 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 76.

    Sunny

    High: 76 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 63 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

Detailed Forecast

This Afternoon
Sunny, with a high near 79. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
Tonight
Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1am. Mostly clear, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 9 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday
Isolated showers and thunderstorms before 10am. Patchy fog before 4pm. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 11 to 17 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 9am and 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 76.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 62.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 63.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 73.
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Point Forecast:
4 Miles N Block Island RI
 41.21°N 71.58°W (Elev. 0 ft)
10:09 am EDT Aug 21, 2017
2pm EDT Aug 21, 2017-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2017
 
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