Senators Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), Dan Sullivan (R-AK), and Cory Booker (D-NJ) cheered the signing by the president today of their bipartisan Save Our Seas (SOS) Act, to address the marine debris epidemic affecting America’s oceans, shorelines, and inland waterways, as well as other coasts across the globe. The Senators, all members of…
Listen to Governor Gina Raimondo and you’ll be convinced that Rhode Island’s economy is strong, with wages growing faster than any other state. Listen to her Republican challenger, Cranston Mayor Allan Fung, and you’ll believe that Rhode Island is the worst state in which to do business. Ask Joe Trillo, an Independent candidate for governor…
Rogers High School will honor area veterans with an assembly at 9:15 am on Thursday, November 1st. The assembly, which is open to the public, will feature speakers and music by the Navy Band Northeast’s Ceremonial Band.
Clean Ocean Access (COA) hosted a beach cleanup on Saturday, October 6th at Second Beach, Sachuest Point and Third Beach in Middletown where 49 volunteers helped to remove 80 pounds of debris. This weekend COA also worked hard to…
National Fire Prevention Week is here and Newport Fire Department is getting involved by promoting fire safety messaging and by hosting a “Fire Prevention Family Day” at Easton’s Beach on Saturday, October 14th from 11 am to 3 pm.
Leading luxury and lifestyle magazine Condé Nast Traveler just unveiled the winners of its 31st annual Readers’ Choice Awards, ranking the best hotels, resorts, cities, islands, airlines, airports and cruise lines in the world.
Along with the usual selection of top area concerts, “Six Picks” features a mini-interview this week. We’ve got a nice blend of local stars along with a few 20th century heroes of rock. Check out the details below.
The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America is welcoming new boys and girls into Scouting across Southeastern New England this fall with a social media campaign that highlights the benefits of Scouting, the adventures it entails and its recent decision to welcome girls.
Today - Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before noon, then a slight chance of showers between noon and 1pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 9am. High near 64. Windy, with a north wind 14 to 19 mph increasing to 25 to 30 mph in the morning. Winds could gust as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New precipitation amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Tonight - Increasing clouds, with a low around 47. Northwest wind 10 to 14 mph.
Gale Warning in effect from 8 am this morning to 3 PM EDT this afternoon
Today - NW winds 20 to 25 kt with gusts up to 40 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, except 4 to 6 ft at the Bay entrance. Patchy fog this morning. Showers with a slight chance of tstms this morning with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tonight - NW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, diminishing to 5 to 10 kt after midnight. Waves 2 to 3 ft.
Coastal Water Temperature - 64.0 °F
Sun, Moon, Tide:
The sun rose in Newport at 6:55 am and sunset will be at 6:09 pm. The first low tide was at 3:35 am and the next low tidewill be at 4:21 pm. The first high tide will be at 10:48 am and the next high tide at 11:11 pm. The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Moon age is 3 days, lighting is 9%.