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Good Morning, Newport: Potter League to receive dogs from Afghanistan, Fall lineup at Newport Vineyards, Moratorium on new building projects?

Good Morning, Today is Wednesday, August 28th. Here's the latest from What'sUpNewp and a look at what
August 28 · Issue #478 · View online
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Good Morning,
Today is Wednesday, August 28th. Here’s the latest from What'sUpNewp and a look at what’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport today…
Have a great day,
~ What'sUpNewp Crew

  • Today - A slight chance of showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 2pm and 4pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 4pm. Cloudy, with a high near 75. Southeast wind 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tonight - Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 3am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3am. Patchy fog after 9 pm. Low around 68. East wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
  • Today -E winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Seas 2 to 3 ft. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 NM.
  • Tonight -SE winds 10 to 15 kt, becoming S 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 20 kt after midnight. Seas 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely. Vsby 1 NM or less.
  • Current water temperature in Newport is 69°F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
  • Sunrise at 6:08 am and sunset will be at 7:25 pm. 13 hours and 17 minutes of sun.
  • High tide: 6:29 am & 6:55 pm. Low Tide: 12:14 am and 11:57 am
  • Lunar Phase: Waning Crescent. Age is 27 days, lighting is 9%.
The Latest From WUN & WURI
Potter League for Animals will receive four dogs from Kabul, Afghanistan this week
Fall lineup of events at Newport Vineyards includes Harvest Festival, CarnEvil Celebration, brunch, cooking classes, and more
Poll: Do you think that the City should consider a moratorium on new building projects?
Best-selling author, venture capitalist to keynote Salve Regina University’s Convocation Ceremony on September 3rd
RIPTA to offer express bus service between Providence, Fall River, and Newport
Escobar Farm Corn Maze opens for their 20th season on August 30th
Newport Art Museum to host Museum Art Excursion to Salem, MA on October 20th
Levitate Festival Announces Flannel Jam Columbus Day Weekend
Local Obituaries
Obituary for Walter G. Boll
Happening Out There
Cruise Ship Schedule - This Week
  1. Thursday - American Star (Capacity: 100 passengers, 26 crew)
City Government Calendar - This Week
  • Wednesday at 6:30 pm - City Council Meeting
Things To Do - Today
What’s Up This Week: 50+ things to do in and around Newport
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