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Tuesday, February 12th. Here's the latest from What'sUpNewp and a look at what's happening, new, and
February 12 · Issue #294 · View online
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Tuesday, February 12th.
Here’s the latest from What'sUpNewp and a look at what’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport today.
~ Due to the pending weather forecast, and out of an abundance of caution, the Newport Public Schools has announced they will be having an early dismissal today.
The schools will be dismissed at the following times:
  • Rogers High School 11:00 a.m,
  • Thompson Middle School 11:30 a.m.
  • Pell Elementary School 12:00 noon
There will be no afternoon Pre-Kindergarten classes.
There will be no Newport Community School After School programs today, February 12, 2019. Students are to take normal transportation home at the early dismissal.
~ Newport School Committee is scheduled to host a regular meeting tonight at 6:30 pm at Pell Elementary School.

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Weather Forecast
  • Today– Snow likely before 2pm, then snow and sleet between 2pm and 4pm, then sleet after 4pm. High near 33. East wind 9 to 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. Total daytime snow and sleet accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.
  • Tonight –Rain and sleet, becoming all rain after 9pm. Low around 33. East wind 11 to 17 mph becoming south after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New sleet accumulation of less than a half inch possible.
Marine Forecast
  • Small Craft Advisory in effect from 1 PM EST this afternoon through Wednesday morning
  • Today - E winds 10 to 15 kt. Gusts up to 25 kt this afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less, then around 3 ft this afternoon. A chance of snow this morning, then snow, sleet and freezing rain this afternoon with vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Tonight - Se winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves around 3 ft, building to 5 ft after midnight. Rain. Sleet in the evening. Patchy fog after midnight. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Coastal Water Temperature: 34.0 °F
Sun, Moon & Tide
  • The sun will rise in Newport at 6:44 am and sunset will be at 5:15 pm.
  • The first high tide was at 12:21 am and the next high tide will be at 12:49 pm. The first low tide was at 5:56 am and the next low tide will be at 6:03 pm.
  • Today we will have 10 hours and 31 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:59 am.
  • The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Moon age is 7 days, lighting is 41%.
Things To Do
Have A Good Day, We'll See You Out There
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