Powerful Storm to Impact the West; Fire Weather Concerns for Areas of the Plains

A powerful winter storm is underway across the west bringing heavy higher elevation mountain snow, dangerous blizzard for the Sierra Nevada Mountains, damaging winds, hazardous sea conditions and cold temperatures to much of the West through this weekend. Meanwhile, critical fire weather concerns increase this weekend for portions of the central and southern High Plains. Read More >

Current conditions at

Block Island State Airport (KBID)

Lat: 41.17°NLon: 71.58°WElev: 102ft.

Fair

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 53%
Wind Speed NW 6 mph
Barometer 30.61 in (1036.7 mb)
Dewpoint 12°F (-11°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill20°F (-7°C)
Last update 1 Mar 6:56 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles N Block Island RI

  • Today

    Today: Sunny, with a high near 38. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 38 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 36. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 36 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Rain likely, mainly between 1pm and 2pm, then showers after 2pm.  High near 47. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Chance Rain
    then Showers

    High: 47 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Showers before 10pm, then rain, mainly between 10pm and 5am.  Low around 42. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 42 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of rain, mainly before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Northeast wind around 10 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance Rain
    then Partly
    Sunny

    High: 48 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 43 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Northeast wind around 10 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    High: 48 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Cloudy, with a low around 42. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Cloudy

    Low: 42 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A chance of rain after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 47. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Cloudy then
    Chance Rain

    High: 47 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Sunny, with a high near 38. Northwest wind 7 to 14 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 36. Southwest wind 7 to 14 mph.
Saturday
Rain likely, mainly between 1pm and 2pm, then showers after 2pm. High near 47. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Saturday Night
Showers before 10pm, then rain, mainly between 10pm and 5am. Low around 42. Southeast wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Sunday
A chance of rain, mainly before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Northeast wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Northeast wind around 10 mph.
Monday Night
Cloudy, with a low around 42. Northeast wind 8 to 10 mph.
Tuesday
A chance of rain after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 47. Northeast wind 9 to 11 mph becoming southeast in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Tuesday Night
A chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain after 11pm. Cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind 11 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 49. South wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a low around 42. South wind 11 to 14 mph becoming east after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Thursday
Rain likely. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 48. Breezy, with a northeast wind 17 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles N Block Island RI
 41.19°N 71.59°W (Elev. 7 ft)
5:40 am EST Mar 1, 2024
7am EST Mar 1, 2024-6pm EST Mar 7, 2024
 
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