The 2018 KIDS COUNTÒ Data Book, a national and state-by-state report on child well-being, issued today by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, finds that Rhode Island ranks 19th in the nation for overall child well-being and last in New England, behind New Hampshire (1), Massachusetts (2), Connecticut (7), Vermont (8) and Maine (16).
Newport Festivals Foundation announced via press release today the schedule for their 2018 Bridgefest. Bridgefest, the annual celebration of Jazz, Folk and Newport’s rich musical community, returns to Newport from July 30 – August 2 and will feature local artists performing at 19 events at 14 venues over four days.
The Newport County YMCA announced in a press release on Monday that they have partnered up with St. Mary’s Episcopal Church and The Sacred Center to host Newport County’s inaugural Midsummer Island Retreat Saturday, July 7, 2018 at 324 E Main Rd, Portsmouth, RI 02871.
Today - Mostly sunny, with a high near 70. South wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Tonight - Showers likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 10 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Today -SW winds around 5 kt, becoming S this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog this morning.
Tonight -W winds 5 to 10 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Patchy fog. A chance of showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Coastal Water Temperature - 66.9°F
Sun, Moon, & Tide
Sunrise: 5:14 am | Sunset: 8:23 pm
Low tide at 1:35 am and 1:07 pm
High tide at 8:08 am and 8:28 pm
Moon: Waxing Gibbous Moon age is 14 days, lighting is 99%