Major Storm Pounding California; Winter Weather Threats Through This Weekend From the Central to Eastern U.S.

The last and strongest in a week-long parade of Pacific storms is pounding California with a variety of hazards, including heavy rainfall, mountain snow and flooding near recent wildfire burn scars. Meanwhile, a weak, progressive system may produce light snow from the Ohio Valley into the northern Mid-Atlantic region through early Friday. Then a major winter storm will develop for the weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Newport, Newport State Airport (KUUU)

Lat: 41.53°NLon: 71.28°WElev: 171ft.

A Few Clouds

27°F

-3°C

Humidity 61%
Wind Speed E 6 mph
Barometer 30.31 in (1026.5 mb)
Dewpoint 15°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Wind Chill20°F (-7°C)
Last update 17 Jan 9:53 pm EST
Extended Forecast for

Portsmouth RI

Winter Storm Watch January 19, 04:00pm until January 20, 07:00pm
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Winter Storm Watch
  • Tonight

    Tonight: Snow showers likely, mainly after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 24. East wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Snow
    Showers
    Likely

    Low: 24 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of snow showers, mainly before 9am.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. East wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

    Chance Snow
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 40 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming north after midnight.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 25 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 31. North wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    High: 31 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow before 1am, then snow and sleet between 1am and 3am, then freezing rain after 3am. The freezing rain and sleet could be heavy at times.  Low around 25. East wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Snow then
    Wintry Mix

    Low: 25 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Rain or freezing rain before 3pm, then freezing rain and sleet likely between 3pm and 5pm, then a chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet after 5pm. The rain and freezing rain could be heavy at times.  High near 34. Southeast wind 11 to 17 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 100%.

    Wintry Mix

    High: 34 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of snow and sleet before 7pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Snow/Sleet
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    Low: 10 °F

  • M.L.King
    Day

    M.L.King Day: Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 15 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 9 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Snow showers likely, mainly after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 24. East wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. Total nighttime snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday
A chance of snow showers, mainly before 9am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 40. East wind around 6 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 25. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming north after midnight.
Saturday
Increasing clouds, with a high near 31. North wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Saturday Night
Snow before 1am, then snow and sleet between 1am and 3am, then freezing rain after 3am. The freezing rain and sleet could be heavy at times. Low around 25. East wind 11 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday
Rain or freezing rain before 3pm, then freezing rain and sleet likely between 3pm and 5pm, then a chance of snow, freezing rain, and sleet after 5pm. The rain and freezing rain could be heavy at times. High near 34. Southeast wind 11 to 17 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 32 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%.
Sunday Night
A chance of snow and sleet before 7pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 10. Northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
M.L.King Day
Partly sunny, with a high near 15. Northwest wind around 18 mph, with gusts as high as 37 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 14 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. West wind 9 to 13 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 24. Southwest wind around 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 45. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 33. Southwest wind around 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. West wind 8 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Portsmouth RI
 41.59°N 71.26°W (Elev. 203 ft)
6:59 pm EST Jan 17, 2019
10pm EST Jan 17, 2019-6pm EST Jan 24, 2019
 
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