Storms in the East; Monsoons and Fire Weather Out West

A slow moving frontal system will bring strong to severe storms, and, locally heavy rain from the Plains to the Northeast. Monsoon moisture shifts to the east into portions of the southern Plains and may produce excessive rains across portions of the High Plains and desert southwest. Fire Weather threats remain elevated to critical with isolated dry thunderstorms in the Intermountain West. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Pawtucket, North Central State Airport (KSFZ)

Lat: 41.92°NLon: 71.5°WElev: 440ft.

Overcast

23°C

74°F

Humidity 88%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 1013.0 mb (30.08 in)
Dewpoint 21°C (70°F)
Visibility 16 km
Last update 16 Aug 10:56 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Woonsocket RI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Calm wind.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 20 °C

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the morning.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 31 °C

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between midnight and 4am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Patchy fog after 4am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 23 °C

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm.  Patchy fog before 8am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Southwest wind around 11 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.

    Chance
    T-storms and
    Patchy Fog
    then Showers
    Likely

    High: 28 °C

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northeast wind 8 to 10 km/h.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 18 °C

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    High: 23 °C

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 16 °C

  • Monday

    Monday: Partly sunny, with a high near 24.

    Partly Sunny

    High: 24 °C

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 16 °C

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 20. Calm wind.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Increasing clouds, with a high near 31. Calm wind becoming south 5 to 10 km/h in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2.5 mm, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between midnight and 4am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog after 4am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 23. South wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 1pm. Patchy fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 28. Southwest wind around 11 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between 5 and 7.5 mm possible.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Northeast wind 8 to 10 km/h. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday
A chance of showers, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 23. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 16. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 16.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
Tuesday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 19. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 27. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 17.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 26.
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Point Forecast:
Woonsocket RI
 42°N 71.51°W (Elev. 46 m)
9:54 pm EDT Aug 16, 2018
11pm EDT Aug 16, 2018-6pm EDT Aug 23, 2018
 
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