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What's Up In Newport Today: June 22nd

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Good Morning,
  • The hi-speed ferry between Newport and Block Island returns today. The ferry will operate from June 22nd - September 2nd.
  • Wondering what the view is like from the top of Beavertail Lighthouse? Then head on over today to enjoy what looks to be a gorgeous day in Jamestown. The tower at Beavertail is open for climbing from 1 pm to 4 pm. $5 suggested donation.
  • Speaking of climbing - Reminder that The Miantonomi Tower is open to the public for every Saturday.
Here’s what’s happening, new, and to do in Newport….

On Tap For Today
Weather Forecast
  • Today - A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm between 3pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce small hail and gusty winds. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph, with gusts as high as 29 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Tonight - A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 8pm, then a slight chance of showers between 8pm and 10pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming clear, with a low around 60. Northwest wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Marine Forecast
  • Small Craft Advisory in effect from 10 am EDT this morning through this evening
  • Today -  NW winds 5 to 10 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely with a chance of tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce gusty winds and small hail this afternoon.
  • Tonight -NW winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Waves around 2 ft. A chance of showers.
  • 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: 12:21 pm. Low Tide: 5:20 am and 5:23 pm.
  • Lunar Phase: Waning Gibbous. Age is 19 days, lighting is 80%.
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)
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What’s happening, new, and to do in and around Newport this weekend (June 21 – 23)
Thompson Middle School receives water bottle filling station from The Greenlove Foundation
Newport Historical Society expands History Space initiative with a series of costumed interpretation programs at the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House
Newport teen a winner in statewide college scholarship competition
Boys Town New England to honor Chris Herren
Senate OKs Senator Euer’s bill to give homebuyers annual energy estimate
Newport Open Houses: 14 listings to check out this weekend (June 22 – 23)
Newport County Road Report: RITBA and RIDOT scheduled lane closures, construction for June 22 – 28
RIDOH & DEM remind Rhode Islanders about Algae Blooms
Newport Newswire
In Rememberance
Things To Do Out There Today
More…
Until Next Time...We'll See You Out There!
You can climb to the top of Beavertail Lighthouse today
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