Heavy Rainfall and Severe Thunderstorms Possible Across the Central U.S.; Hurricane Lane Continues Westward Across the Central Pacific

An area of low pressure moving across the Central U.S. will continue to bring heavy rainfall and flash flooding across parts of that region, along with the threat for severe thunderstorms through this evening. Meanwhile, swells from Hurricane Lane are reaching parts of Hawaii today, with some additional impacts possible later this week, depending on the storm's track. Read More >

Current conditions at

Pawtucket, North Central State Airport (KSFZ)

Lat: 41.92°NLon: 71.5°WElev: 440ft.

Fair

72°F

22°C

Humidity 64%
Wind Speed E 9 mph
Barometer 30.15 in (1015.4 mb)
Dewpoint 59°F (15°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 20 Aug 5:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Woonsocket RI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Areas of fog after 2am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy
    then Areas
    Fog

    Low: 59 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Areas of fog before 7am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. East wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Areas Fog
    then Mostly
    Cloudy

    High: 74 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog after midnight. Low around 66. Light east wind.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Slight Chance
    Showers then
    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 66 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog before noon. High near 81. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog then
    Heavy Rain

    High: 81 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers then
    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 62 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 77 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 57 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82.

    Sunny

    High: 82 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 59.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 59 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Areas of fog after 2am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. North wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
Areas of fog before 7am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 74. East wind 3 to 6 mph.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers, then showers and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog after midnight. Low around 66. Light east wind. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday
Showers and thunderstorms before 1pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before noon. High near 81. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 7pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 62. Northwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 77.
Thursday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 57.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 82.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 59.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 60.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 66.
Monday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 86.
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Point Forecast:
Woonsocket RI
 42°N 71.51°W (Elev. 151 ft)
4:08 pm EDT Aug 20, 2018
6pm EDT Aug 20, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2018
 
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