Wednesday, January 11, 2012
The National Weather Service has issued the following alert.
Thursday's weather won't be nearly as nice as today's. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Newport County starting at 4 a.m. Thursday and staying in effect until 1 p.m. that day. All of Newport County and Southeastern Massachusetts are included in the advisory, which calls for winds between 20 to 30 miles per hour, and gusts possibly up to 45 miles per hour. The strongest winds are expected between 6 a.m. and noon. In addition to the wind, we can expect rain all day Thursday as well.
Tuesday, December 27, 2011
The National Weather Service has issued a wind warning for Rhode Island.
It won't be a quiet winter night in Rhode Island tonight. The National Weather Service out of Taunton has issued a gale warning for coastal Rhode Island as officials predict that winds will be picking up significantly in the next few hours. Gusts could top 30 knots (50 mph) along the coast and up through Narragansett Bay. Officials have issued a wind advisory for Bristol, Kent, Washington and Newport counties from 9 p.m. Tuesday to 3 a.m. Wednesday. Block Island has been issued a high wind warning for the same time period. Officials are warning that these possibly damaging winds might down tree limbs and power lines. The winds may also cause isolate power outages. This weather system will also bring mild temperatures, as temperatures drop …
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Mixed periods of sunshine, fog, showers and thunder are in the forecast for the next couple of days.
Monday’s deluge seems to have set the tone for tropical-like weather for at least another couple of days in Middletown. More rain is expected to arrive after 3 p.m. before the thunder is expected to roll back into Middletown between 9 p.m. and 1 a.m. tonight. Wednesday's forecast is looking hit-or-miss with the greater likelihood of more rain happening before 10 a.m. The forecast for the rest of the week is looking clear before a likelihood of rain returning on Sunday. For more information
Thursday, August 4, 2011
A highly active hurricane season is on the horizon for the Atlantic states, hurricane experts from the NOAA announced on Thursday.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) updated its outlook for the 2011 Atlantic hurricane season on Thursday, increasing its number of expected named storms, such as hurricanes, from its pre-season outlook released in May. Forecasters also predicted that 2011 will be an active Atlantic hurricane season, due to a number of factors cited that include warmer Atlantic Ocean temperatures—the third warmest on record—and the possible redevelopment of La Niña. “The atmosphere and Atlantic Ocean are primed for high hurricane activity during August through October,” Gerry Bell, Ph.D., lead seasonal hurricane forecaster at the Climate Prediction Center said in an announcement posted on the NOAA website. “Storms through October …
Monday, July 18, 2011
The National Weather service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Rhode Island.
Batten down the hatches: Rhode Island is expected to get some severe thunderstorms this afternoon. Officials with the National Weather Service are predicting severe weather today in Rhode Island from 4 to 8 p.m. as a storm system from Canada makes it way south. Some of the storms may be severe, with damaging winds as the primary threat. The storm's potentially torrential rainfall could result in flooding. Visibility will be poor on the roadways, officials warn. Those with outdoor plans (including those who thought today would be a swell day at the beach) should head inside or to a vehicle at the first sign of threatening weather. (If you hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.)
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
As the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency has issued a heat advisory and tips to manage, here are some ways to stay cool in Middletown.
Emergency management officials have recommended the following steps to help keep cool and Patch has also thrown in some local destination suggestions for staying cool. Many of the basic tips can be found on RIEMA's website