Significant Outbreak Of Severe Thunderstorms, Violent Tornadoes, And Heavy Rain In The Plains Today

A potent spring storm system is expected to produce an outbreak of severe weather in parts of the Plains today. Very large hail, damaging winds, flash flooding, and large/violent tornadoes are possible. The area most likely to experience significant tornadoes stretches from the Texas Hill Country through central Oklahoma. Residents should review severe weather safety and heed any warnings. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pawtucket, North Central State Airport (KSFZ)

Lat: 41.92°NLon: 71.5°WElev: 440ft.

Mostly Cloudy

67°F

19°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 29.83 in (1004.5 mb)
Dewpoint 63°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 May 8:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

2 Miles ENE Smithfield RI

  • Today

    Today: Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 81 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 11pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain.  Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 51. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    then Partly
    Cloudy

    Low: 51 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 46 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 68. North wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Light and variable wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 47 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 67 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 53 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers before 9am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Northeast wind around 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Sunny

    High: 66 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Partly sunny, with a high near 81. Southwest wind 9 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 30 mph.
Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10pm, then a slight chance of showers between 10pm and 11pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds, and heavy rain. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 51. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tuesday
Sunny, with a high near 67. Northwest wind 13 to 16 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 46. Northwest wind 9 to 13 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 68. North wind 8 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 24 mph.
Wednesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 47. Light and variable wind.
Thursday
Partly sunny, with a high near 67. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 53. South wind 5 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday
A chance of showers before 9am. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. Northeast wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50. East wind 5 to 7 mph.
Saturday
Partly sunny, with a high near 70. South wind 6 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 56. Southwest wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Sunday
Partly sunny, with a high near 77. West wind around 8 mph.
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Point Forecast:
2 Miles ENE Smithfield RI
 41.91°N 71.51°W (Elev. 364 ft)
7:27 am EDT May 20, 2019
9am EDT May 20, 2019-6pm EDT May 26, 2019
 
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