Heavy Rain In The Plains; Poor Air Quality Out West

A slow moving weather system in the central U.S. will bring locally heavy rain to much of the Plains this weekend. Isolated flash flooding is possible in this area. Meanwhile, smoke from ongoing wildfires will continue to cause poor air quality across much of the interior West, although fire weather conditions are generally improving in this region. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Newport, Newport State Airport (KUUU)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 71.28°WElev: 171ft.

Mostly Cloudy

76°F

24°C

Humidity 91%
Wind Speed S 7 mph
Barometer 29.84 in (1010.2 mb)
Dewpoint 73°F (23°C)
Visibility 7.00 mi
Heat Index76°F (24°C)
Last update 18 Aug 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Little Compton RI

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 80 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Patchy fog after 3am.  Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight.  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

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a high near 71. Northeast wind around 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 71 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers, mainly before 1am.  Cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 67 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, mainly before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 73 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 74.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 78 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a chance of showers. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, cloudy, with a low around 68. Northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming northeast after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 71. Northeast wind around 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers, mainly before 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 67. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers, mainly before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 73. Northeast wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 74.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 79.
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Point Forecast:
Little Compton RI
 41.49°N 71.16°W (Elev. 33 ft)
10:03 am EDT Aug 18, 2018
10am EDT Aug 18, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 24, 2018
 
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