This year was pivotal for us in many ways… We were named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly Readers. We launched What’s Up Rhode Island (our statewide arts, entertainment and lifestyle site). We continue to grow, our team of contributors has doubled across the board and our website traffic and […]
It was a homecoming of sorts for Josh Cournoyer and his band I&R, as they took the stage at The Columbus Theatre on Saturday. Joined by Rhode Island based John Faraone and Mountainess (Emily Goldstein), Cournoyer and company put on a fantastic performance before an intimate crowd.
When bells ring throughout the town of Westerly at noon on New Year’s Day it will usher in a year-long celebration of the 350-year anniversary of a community that has shown great resilience, rebounding often from devastating major coastal storms.
Where will you be Monday at midnight? New Year’s Eve is always a big night for going out on the town and this year promises to be no different. Here are “Six Picks” for New Year’s Eve happening around Rhode Island.
Quinn Sullivan rocked the house as he finished a two day sellout stint at The Narrows Center on Friday. The former child jazz guitar prodigy is now nineteen, and continues to expand his guitar prowess.
Today - A chance of rain, mainly after 5pm. Increasing clouds, with a high near 45. Light south wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight - Rain, mainly before 5am. The rain could be heavy at times. Temperature falling to near 40 by 8pm, then rising to around 49 during the remainder of the night. Breezy, with a southeast wind 9 to 14 mph increasing to 18 to 23 mph after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 34 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New precipitation amounts between three quarters and one inch possible.
Gale Warning in effect from late tonight through Tuesday evening
Today - S winds 5 to 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. A chance of rain this afternoon.
Tonight - S winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt. Waves around 4 ft. At the Bay entrance, waves around 6 ft, building to 8 ft after midnight. Rain. Vsby 1 to 3 nm, decreasing to 1 nm or less after midnight.
Coastal Water Temperature - 39.9°F
Sun, Moon, & Tide Forecast
The sun will rise in Newport at 7:12 am and sunset will be at 4:26 pm.
The first high tide was at 2:56 am and the next high tide will be at 3:20 pm. The first low tide will be at 9:51 am and the next low tide at 9:31 pm.
Today we will have 9 hours and 14 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 11:49 am.
The lunar phase is a Waning Crescent. Moon age is 24 days, lighting is 33%.