Juicy Pacific Storms; Cold and Wintry Weather Pattern in the Upper Midwest

Very wet storms will impact California and some surrounding states over the next several days. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding, and mud and debris flows on burn scars. Heavy snow will impact the western mountains, with blizzards in the California mountains. Meanwhile, a series of storms will bring snow, freezing rain, and bitter cold, especially, later this weekend, to the Upper Midwest. Read More >

Current conditions at

Pawtucket, North Central State Airport (KSFZ)

Lat: 41.92°NLon: 71.5°WElev: 440ft.

Fair

20°F

-7°C

Humidity 85%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.02 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 16°F (-9°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 16 Jan 2:56 am EST
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Smithfield RI

  • Overnight

    Overnight: Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Light southwest wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 22 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 37. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 37 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 16 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Sunny, with a high near 26. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm  in the afternoon.

    Sunny

    High: 26 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of snow, mainly after 2am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Light southeast wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Snow

    Low: 19 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Snow likely before 1pm, then rain and snow likely between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of snow after 2pm.  Cloudy, with a high near 36. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Snow Likely
    then
    Rain/Snow
    Likely

    High: 36 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind around 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 21 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. North wind around 6 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 32 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Snow likely before 3am, then snow and sleet likely between 3am and 4am, then rain and snow likely after 4am.  Cloudy, with a low around 25. East wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Chance Snow
    then Wintry
    Mix Likely

    Low: 25 °F

Detailed Forecast

Overnight
Mostly clear, with a low around 22. Light southwest wind.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 37. Southwest wind 5 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 16. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
Thursday
Sunny, with a high near 26. North wind 5 to 8 mph becoming calm in the afternoon.
Thursday Night
A chance of snow, mainly after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Light southeast wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
Snow likely before 1pm, then rain and snow likely between 1pm and 2pm, then a chance of snow after 2pm. Cloudy, with a high near 36. Southeast wind around 6 mph becoming northwest in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 21. Northwest wind around 7 mph.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. North wind around 6 mph becoming northeast in the afternoon.
Saturday Night
Snow likely before 3am, then snow and sleet likely between 3am and 4am, then rain and snow likely after 4am. Cloudy, with a low around 25. East wind 6 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday
Rain likely. Cloudy, with a high near 42. South wind 8 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
Snow, freezing rain, and sleet likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 9. Northwest wind 11 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
M.L.King Day
Mostly sunny, with a high near 19. Northwest wind around 13 mph, with gusts as high as 31 mph.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 10. West wind 9 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 26. Northwest wind 8 to 10 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Smithfield RI
 41.91°N 71.51°W (Elev. 364 ft)
3:04 am EST Jan 16, 2019
3am EST Jan 16, 2019-6pm EST Jan 22, 2019
 
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