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WUN Morning Edition: August 17th

Good Morning, History: On the morning of August 17th, 1790 George Washington arrived in Newport. Wat
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WUN Morning Edition: August 17th
By Ryan Belmore What's Up Newp • Issue #126 • View online
Good Morning,

  • History: On the morning of August 17th, 1790 George Washington arrived in Newport.
  • Watch For: Weekend of Coaching will have two routes today, they will be heading to Greenvale Vineyards this morning and around Ocean Drive to Miramar this evening.
  • Beach Reopens: RIDOH recommends reopening Bristol Town Beach and Sandy Point Beach in Portsmouth for swimming based on results from water samples that show bacteria levels within acceptable limits.
  • Listen: Yesterday we caught up with Potter League For Animals about this weekend’s “Clear The Shelters” campaign. Hear about how you can help our local animal shelter.

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Recent Local Obituaries
  • Today - Increasing clouds, with a high near 81. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
  • Tonight -A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after midnight. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds and heavy rain. Patchy fog after 3am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind around 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Today - E winds around 5 kt, becoming S this afternoon. Waves 1 foot or less. A slight chance of showers and tstms this afternoon. Some tstms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall this afternoon.
  • Tonight - SW winds around 10 kt. Gusts up to 20 kt in the evening. Waves around 2 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers and tstms. Some tstms may produce gusty winds and heavy rainfall. Vsby 1 nm or less.
  • Coastal Water Temperature - 73.0°F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
  • The sun rose in Newport at 5:57 am and sunset will be at 7:42 pm.
  • The first high tide was at 1:01 am and the next high tide will be at 1:35 pm. The first low tide was at 6:13 am and the next low tide will be at 7:30 pm.
  • Today we have 13 hours and 45 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:49 pm.
  • The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Moon age is 6 days, lighting is 36%.
Cruise Ship Schedule For Today
  1. None scheduled
Things To Do
Have a great day, we’ll see you out there! 
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