As the foliage turns and leaves start to fall, Newport’s Department of Utilities is asking the public for help to keep the City’s storm drains and catch basins free and clear of those fleetingly beautiful autumn leaves.
Governor Gina Raimondo today announced the leadership, composition, and first meeting of the Governor’s Task Force to Tackle Plastics. Established by the Tackling Plastics Executive Order signed by Governor Raimondo in July, the group will develop a host of options to reduce plastic pollution in Rhode Island’s waters and reliance on single-use plastics. […]
Governor Gina Raimondo and the board of the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation today celebrated the state’s Small Business Assistance Program hitting another milestone, awarding its 70th loan. Since the program was announced in November 2016, the state-backed loan fund has collectively awarded more than $10.1 million in loans.
Today - A chance of showers before 1 pm, then a slight chance of showers after 5 pm. Cloudy, with a high near 69. Northeast wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Tonight - Showers and possibly a thunderstorm. Patchy fog between 4 am and 5 am. Low around 66. South wind 10 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 26 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Today - Se winds 5 to 10 kt, becoming S with gusts up to 20 kt this afternoon. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog this morning. A chance of showers this morning.
Tonight - SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 25 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. Showers likely with a chance of tstms.
Coastal Water Temperature: 64.0 °F
Sun, Moon, Tide
The sun rose in Newport at 6:44 am and sunset will be at 6:25 pm.
The first high tide was at 1:44 am and the next high tide will be at 2:09 pm. The first low tide was at 6:44 am and the next low tide will be at 8:34 pm.
Today we have 11 hours and 41 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:34 pm.
The lunar phase is a Last Quarter Moon. Moon age is 22 days, lighting is 55%.