Miss last night’s Newport City Council Meeting? Very quick recap - everything on the agenda got approved. A communication from Albert Bouchard was continued at the request of the City Manager. You can watch the 63-minute meeting here. More to come…
The Tall Ship Oliver Hazard Perry is a few steps closer to becoming Rhode Island’s official Tall Ship. More on that coming up on What'sUpNewp today.
Dr. Roger Mandle, Newport Restoration Foundation board president who is an expert in strategic planning for museums and universities, will address the graduating class and receive an honorary degree when Salve Regina University celebrates its 68th commencement.
The leading pair were the most easterly boats as the seven-strong fleet approached an oil field exclusion zone 100 miles off Rio’s coast, enabling them to continue make headway north for longer while their rivals were forced to tack.
Today - A chance of showers, mainly before 8 am. Areas of dense fog before 10 am. Otherwise, cloudy through mid morning, then gradual clearing, with a high near 59. Southwest wind 9 to 16 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.
Tonight - Mostly clear, with a low around 46. West wind 6 to 11 mph becoming light after midnight.
Today - SW winds 5 to 10 kt, increasing to 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt in the afternoon. Waves 3 to 5 ft. Areas of fog. Vsby 1 nm or less.
Tonight - W winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to around 5 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 4 ft.