Summer Heat Continues; Severe Weather For Northeast

A large ridge of high pressure continues to deliver summer heat w/ humidity in several sections of the country. Excessive heat warnings and heat advisories are in effect across the Desert Southwest, southern Plains, Lower Mississippi Valley and a small part of the Mid-Atlantic. Meanwhile, severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for the Northeast into the northern Mid-Atlantic for damaging winds. Read More >

Current conditions at

Pawtucket, North Central State Airport (KSFZ)

Lat: 41.92°NLon: 71.5°WElev: 440ft.

Fair

66°F

19°C

Humidity 87%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.04 in (1011.5 mb)
Dewpoint 62°F (17°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 21 Aug 4:56 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Woonsocket RI

  • Today

    Today: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain

    High: 85 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and 5am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain.  Patchy fog after 1am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 88 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind 3 to 5 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 61 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms then
    Mostly Sunny

    High: 79 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 56. North wind 3 to 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 56 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 78 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light north wind.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 56 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 72 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 85. Calm wind becoming south around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight
Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 7pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 7pm and 5am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog after 1am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 2pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Thursday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61. West wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 9am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. Northwest wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 56. North wind 3 to 5 mph.
Saturday
Sunny, with a high near 78. North wind 3 to 6 mph.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Light north wind.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 72. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.
Sunday Night
Patchy fog after 5am. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 56. Northeast wind 3 to 5 mph.
Monday
Patchy fog. Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 72. East wind 5 to 8 mph.
Monday Night
Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Northeast wind around 5 mph.
Tuesday
Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southeast wind around 6 mph.
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Point Forecast:
Woonsocket RI
 42°N 71.51°W (Elev. 151 ft)
3:41 am EDT Aug 21, 2019
5am EDT Aug 21, 2019-6pm EDT Aug 27, 2019
 
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