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Regional Weather Story
National Weather Service Taunton MA
410 PM EST Tue Nov 21 2017
Clouds will be on the increase this evening ahead of an approaching
cold front from the west. This front will combine with moisture
working up the eastern seaboard and bring scattered showers across
the region after midnight tonight. Lows tonight will range from the
mid 30s across northwest sections to the upper 40s and low 50s
across the southeast.
Scattered showers will persist Wednesday morning with clearing
following in the afternoon. It will turn slightly cooler than today
with highs in the mid 40s to mid 50s. Winds will be northwesterly at
10 to 20 mph.
Dry and cold conditions are expected Wednesday night through Friday,
with night time lows in the 20s and day time highs ranging from the
upper 30s to mid 40s.
Looking to the weekend, low pressure moving east across southern
Quebec could bring our region scattered showers on Saturday.
Temperatures will start out seasonably cold with morning lows
ranging in the 30s, but rebound into the mid 40s to mid 50s by
Dry weather with blustery west winds return on Sunday. Temperatures
will start out in the 30s then only warm into the 40s by afternoon.
Dry and cold conditions settle over the region early next week.
National Ag. Weather Outlook, International Ag. Weather Summary
Current Surface Map,
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Regional Hourly Observations For NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE County
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Current Agricultural Weather Conditions in Rhode Island
Based on observations at 600am EST, Wednesday Novemsmi 22, 2017
Across Rhode Island...temperatures are near 50 degrees north, near 53 degrees central, and near 54 degrees south. Current sky conditions are light rain north, rain central, and cloudy south. In the north, relative humidity is near 96%, and the dew point is near 49 degrees. In the central part of the state, relative humidity is near 100%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. In the south, relative humidity is near 97%, and the dew point is near 53 degrees. There is patchy fog central. Winds are calm north, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to light rain. Winds are from the south at 8 mph central, where conditions are not favorable for spraying due to rain. Winds are from the north at 7 mph south, where conditions are favorable for spraying. The livestock cold stress index is in the no stress category north, no stress category central, and no stress category south. Based on current available observations, the highest temperature is 55 degrees at Westerly. The lowest temperature is 50 degrees at Smithfield.
Hazardous Weather Outlook For NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE County,RI
418 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017
DAY ONE Today and Tonight.
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN Thursday through Tuesday.
No hazardous weather is expected at this time.
SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT
Spotter activation is not expected at this time.
NWS Severe Weather Map , Convective Outlook
7-Day Forecast For NORTHWEST PROVIDENCE County, RI
415 AM EST Wed Nov 22 2017
Rain. Patchy fog. Highs in the lower 50s. Southwest
winds around 5 mph, becoming northwest with gusts up to 25 mph
this afternoon. Chance of rain near 100 percent.
TONIGHT Mostly clear. Much cooler with lows in the mid 20s.
Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph, decreasing to
20 mph after midnight.
THANKSGIVING DAY Sunny, cooler with highs in the lower 40s.
West winds 5 to 10 mph.
THURSDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Lows in the upper 20s. West
winds around 5 mph.
FRIDAY Sunny. Highs in the mid 40s. West winds around 5 mph.
FRIDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Near steady temperature in the
SATURDAY Mostly sunny. Highs in the mid 50s.
SATURDAY NIGHT Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of
showers. Lows in the mid 30s.
SUNDAY AND SUNDAY NIGHT Partly cloudy. Highs in the lower 40s.
Lows in the lower 30s.
MONDAY AND MONDAY NIGHT Mostly clear. Highs in the lower 40s.
Lows in the upper 20s.
TUESDAY Mostly sunny. Highs around 50.
12-48 Hr Surface Forecast Maps,
TWC 4-Panel Surface Forecast,
Day 1 Precip,
Day 2 Precip,
Days 1-5 Precip,
Severe Weather Pot.-Day 1,
Medium & Long Range Outlook For Rhode Island
6 TO 10 DAY 8 TO 14 DAY 30 DAY 90 DAY
NOV 27-DEC 1 NOV 29-DEC 5 NOV NOV-JAN
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Temperature: Normal Above Above Above
Precipitation: Below Below Normal Normal
.... Medium and long range outlooks provided by NCEP/K. Thomas Priddy
5 Day Rainfall Forecast,
6 to 10 Day ,
8 to 14 Day ,
Historical Weather And Climate Facts For Today
HISTORIC WEATHER EVENTS
An observer at Boston MA recorded a "great tempest of wind and rain from
the southeast all night, as fierce as a hurricane, and thereupon followed
the highest tide which we have seen since our arrival here". (David Ludlum)
Extremely destructive Santa Ana winds blew from Oxnard to San Diego and
inland parts of southern California. The high winds produced a 28,000 acre
brush fire on a 40-mile front west of Crystal Lake. People were ordered off
streets in some areas due to flying debris. (21st-22nd) (The Weather
Over two inches of rainfall was received at the Jackson, KY Weather Office and
the London, KY Corbin Airport in 1991. London measured 2.18 inches of
rain...while Jackson picked up 2.99 inches of precipitation. Both amounts
established new daily rainfall records for November 22nd.
Ag Weather Center, Department of Biosystems & Agricultural Engineering, University of Kentucky