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What's Up In Newport Today: June 13th

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Good Morning,
  • Sports Update - Bruins Lost (4-1). Gulls Lost (9-4). Red Sox Won (4-3).
  • American Star (Capacity: 100 passengers, 26 crew) is the cruise ship docked at Fort Adams today.
  • Long night at City Hall - City Council meeting went the distance and exceeded three hours. Video of it here. Among the big items - budget approved, @ The Deck granted expanded entertainment license, fees at Easton’s Beach go up, Pasta Beach granted patio space, Owners of The Reclaimed Cafe acquire Stoneacre Tapas/La Vasca.
  • Scratch’s LoBro Taco is for sale.
  • City Council approved a fireworks display for a wedding on June 22nd. Here’s our updated fireworks schedule.
  • Narragansett Beer’s Buy RI Tour visits Middletown today, grab a tall boy on them at Diego’s Barrio Cantina and Flo’s Clam Shack today.
  • Seaport Shines will be hosting a tasting event today from 5:30 pm to 7 pm at Midtown Oyster Bar. Here’s your chance to taste all four flavors of this local whiskey.
Here’s what’s happening, new, and to do out there;

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In Rememberance
On Tap For Today
Weather
  • Today -Rain, with thunderstorms also possible after 10am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Patchy fog after 8am. High near 63. East wind 13 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 33 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
  • Tonight - A chance of rain before 7pm, then a chance of showers, mainly between 7pm and 1am. Patchy fog before midnight. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 58. Southwest wind 9 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Marine
  • Today - E winds 15 to 20 kt, becoming se 10 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Gusts up to 30 kt. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Rain. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Tonight -S winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming SW 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft. Patchy fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Current water temperature in Newport is 60°F. 
Sun, Moon, & Tide
  • Sunrise at 5:11 am and sunset will be at 8:21 pm. 15 hours and 10 minutes of sun.
  • High tide: 5:08 am and 5:43 pm. Low tide: 10:57 am.
  • Lunar Phase: Waxing Gibbous. Age is 10 days, lighting is 80%.
Things To Do
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Until Next Time...We'll See You Out There!
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