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What's Up In Newport Today: June 21st

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Good Morning, The summer solstice will take place this morning at 11:54 am. Good News: Summer is here
 
June 21 · Issue #412 · View online
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Good Morning,
  • The summer solstice will take place this morning at 11:54 am. Good News: Summer is here and so is the longest day of the year. Not So Good News: The days start to get shorter from here.
  • 2019 Newport Flower Show, themed ‘Audubon: Artistic Adventures’, opens today at Rosecliff
  • ICYMI: The Kickoff of Music At The Fort (Fort Adams) was postponed last night. The series will get underway next Thursday with The Kane Brothers.
  • Today is the last day of school (the 180th day) for Newport Public Schools! It will be an early release day for students.
Here’s what’s happening, new, and to do in Newport….

On Tap For Today
Weather Forecast
  • Today - Showers, mainly before 1pm. Patchy dense fog before 1pm. High near 71. Northwest wind 7 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
  • Tonight - A chance of showers, mainly before 9pm. Patchy fog between 11pm and 1am. Otherwise, cloudy during the early evening, then gradual clearing, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Marine Forecast
  • Today -  NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely, mainly this morning. Patchy fog this morning with vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Tonight - NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Current water temperature in Newport is 59.0 °F
Sun, Moon, & Tide Vitals
  • Sunrise at 5:12 am and sunset will be at 8:23 pm. 15 hours and 11 minutes of sun.
  • High tide: 11:36 am and 11:52 pm. Low Tide: 4:41 am and 4:48 pm.
  • Lunar Phase: Waning Gibbous. Age is 18 days, lighting is 87%.
Cruise Ship Schedule
  • June 24 - American Constitution (Capacity: 175 passengers)
  • June 27 - American Star (Capacity: 100 passengers, 26 crew)
  • June 28 - Celebrity Summit (Capacity: 2,450 passengers, 999 crew)
The Latest From What'sUpNewp
What’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this weekend (June 21 – 23)
The stage on Narragansett Bay is ready for the 17th Clagett Regatta
Island Moving Company will host Nuit Blanche: Au Cinema at Bellevue House on July 5th
Senator DiPalma’s bill that creates a commission to examine the state’s electric and natural gas infrastructure passes Senate
RIDOH: Sandy Point Beach, Third Beach, Peabody’s Beach and King Park Beach closed due to high bacteria levels
Navy Band Northeast’s Brass Quintet will perform at Portsmouth Historical Society on June 28th
City Council will consider temporarily closing Courthouse Street, Stone Street this summer to simulate Newport Spring Project
Ocean Drive, Kay-Catherine and North End Arteries being improved, roadway improvements slated to begin next week
Getting Married In Newport: 4 benefits of having your wedding on a Friday or Sunday
Six Picks: The Best in Local Music This Week (June 21 – June 27)
The Bit Players bring live improv comedy to The Firehouse Theater every weekend!
Newport Newswire
In Rememberance
Things To Do Out There Today
Until Next Time...We'll See You Out There!
Photo by @BlinkGalleryUSA
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