Active Week Of Severe Weather Possible Over Portions Of The Plains

Severe thunderstorms will be possible over portions of the Plains each afternoon and evening this week. The main threats with these storms are expected to be large hail, damaging winds, and a few tornadoes. Locally heavy rainfall could pose a risk for some flooding concerns particularly over portions of the Great Plains and Mississippi Valley.
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Current conditions at

Westerly, Westerly State Airport (KWST)

Lat: 41.35°NLon: 71.8°WElev: 79ft.

Overcast

58°F

14°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Vrbl 7 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.4 mb)
Dewpoint 54°F (12°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 24 May 4:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles W Charlestown RI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm.  Cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind around 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 53 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers between 2pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm.  Patchy fog between 7am and 8am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 63. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Showers
    Likely and
    Patchy Fog
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Cloudy then
    Patchy Fog

    Low: 54 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Patchy fog before 7am.  Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Patchy Fog
    then Mostly
    Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 59 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 74.

    Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 58 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Cloudy, with a low around 53. Northeast wind around 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2pm, then a slight chance of showers between 2pm and 4pm, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4pm. Patchy fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 63. Light and variable wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday Night
Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, cloudy, then gradually becoming partly cloudy, with a low around 54. Southwest wind 3 to 5 mph.
Wednesday
Patchy fog before 7am. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 6 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 59. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 74.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.
Friday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 58.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 60. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 70. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53.
Memorial Day
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 67.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles W Charlestown RI
 41.38°N 71.69°W (Elev. 39 ft)
4:01 am EDT May 24, 2016
5am EDT May 24, 2016-6pm EDT May 30, 2016
 
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