Dangerous Heat Wave for the West; Severe Storms and Heavy Rain for Midwest and Plains

Severe storms and heavy rains are likely in the Upper Midwest and Plains through this evening. A long duration heat wave will build across the West through next week with excessive heat watches/warnings in effect from the Southwest to Northwest. TS Josephine is forecast to pass well north of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands while TS Kyle is forecast to move quickly away from land this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Newport, Newport State Airport (KUUU)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 71.28°WElev: 171ft.

Fair

68°F

20°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed N 12 mph
Barometer 29.96 in (1014.2 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 15 Aug 3:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Portsmouth RI

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds, with a high near 74. North wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 74 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, mainly after 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 10 to 13 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 75 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers.  Cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 9 to 11 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers, mainly before 10am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 74 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A slight chance of showers between 9pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm  after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of showers between noon and 5pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 80 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 80 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds, with a high near 74. North wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 9 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, mainly after 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 75. Northeast wind 10 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 9 to 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Monday
A chance of showers, mainly before 10am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. Northeast wind around 10 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A slight chance of showers between 9pm and 11pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. East wind 5 to 7 mph becoming calm after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers between noon and 5pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 80. Light west wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 5 to 8 mph becoming northwest after midnight.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 68. South wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 81. North wind 6 to 9 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
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Point Forecast:
Portsmouth RI
 41.61°N 71.25°W (Elev. 98 ft)
3:21 am EDT Aug 15, 2020
4am EDT Aug 15, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 21, 2020
 
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