Lake Effect Snow Along Eastern Great Lakes; Critical Fire Weather in Texas

As a potent winter storm moves off the coast of New England, heavy snow will be possible in its wake downwind of the eastern Great Lakes through Monday night and into Tuesday. A quick-hitting winter storm will bring strong winds and snow to the northern Plains and Upper Great Lakes Tuesday. Strong winds and dry conditions will result in critical fire weather conditions in the southern Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Block Island State Airport (KBID)

Lat: 41.17°NLon: 71.58°WElev: 102ft.

Partly Cloudy and Breezy

-1°C

30°F

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed NW 37 G 56 km/h
Barometer 998.5 mb (29.48 in)
Dewpoint -7°C (19°F)
Visibility 16 km
Wind Chill-8°C (17°F)
Last update 18 Jan 4:56 am EST
Extended Forecast for

Block Island RI

  • Today

    Today: Mostly sunny, with a high near 0. Breezy, with a west wind 32 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h.

    Mostly Sunny
    and Breezy

    High: 0 °C

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Northwest wind 21 to 26 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: -3 °C

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 8. Windy, with a southwest wind 18 to 28 km/h increasing to 32 to 42 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h.

    Partly Sunny
    and Windy

    High: 8 °C

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Rain likely, mainly after 4am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Breezy, with a southwest wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.

    Chance Rain
    and Breezy
    then Rain
    Likely

    Low: 0 °C

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Rain likely before 10am, then snow likely.  Cloudy, with a high near 4. Northwest wind 16 to 23 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.

    Rain/Snow
    Likely then
    Chance Snow

    High: 4 °C

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of snow before 8pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. North wind around 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    Snow then
    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: -9 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near -4. Blustery, with a north wind 27 to 37 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.

    Partly Sunny
    and Blustery
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: -4 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of snow after 1am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Blustery, with a northeast wind 32 to 34 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Blustery.
    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: -7 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of snow.  Partly sunny, with a high near 0. Breezy, with a northeast wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Chance Snow
    and Breezy

    High: 0 °C

Detailed Forecast

Today
Mostly sunny, with a high near 0. Breezy, with a west wind 32 to 34 km/h, with gusts as high as 65 km/h.
Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around -3. Northwest wind 21 to 26 km/h decreasing to 13 to 18 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 45 km/h.
Wednesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 8. Windy, with a southwest wind 18 to 28 km/h increasing to 32 to 42 km/h in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 70 km/h.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 0. Breezy, with a southwest wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 48 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm possible.
Thursday
Rain likely before 10am, then snow likely. Cloudy, with a high near 4. Northwest wind 16 to 23 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 70%. New snow accumulation of less than a half centimeter possible.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of snow before 8pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -9. North wind around 27 km/h, with gusts as high as 47 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near -4. Blustery, with a north wind 27 to 37 km/h, with gusts as high as 60 km/h.
Friday Night
A chance of snow after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -7. Blustery, with a northeast wind 32 to 34 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of snow. Partly sunny, with a high near 0. Breezy, with a northeast wind 27 to 32 km/h decreasing to 21 to 26 km/h in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday Night
A chance of snow before 10pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around -4. North wind 18 to 21 km/h becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 40 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 3. West wind 21 to 24 km/h.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around -5. Northwest wind 24 to 29 km/h.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near -1. West wind 26 to 29 km/h.
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Point Forecast:
Block Island RI
 41.19°N 71.59°W (Elev. 2 m)
3:29 am EST Jan 18, 2022
5am EST Jan 18, 2022-6pm EST Jan 24, 2022
 
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