Never miss a thing from us, sign up for our newsletter! Heading into the final days of the 2018 election – locally and statewide – incumbents hold a strong edge financially, as candidates look to solidify their voter bases and assure supporters turn out at the polls.
This past weekend more than 10,000 residents and tourists descended upon Washington Square and the Broadway district for the third annual Broadway Street Fair. Merchants set up stands, musicians performed at a series of stages, and food vendors and restaurants fed the hungry…
The Tune In & Tune Up Rhode Island Musicians Health Awareness Program, in conjunction with the Rhode Island Music Hall of Fame, will present the 2nd annual “Feeling Alright Health Fair & Unity Concert” on Sunday, October 21, at the Hope Artiste Village.
When Newport, Rhode Island was founded in 1639, what were people wearing? Join the Newport Historical Society’s History Space event, A Colonist’s Wardrobe, on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at the Wanton-Lyman-Hazard House.
Today - Showers before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 1pm and 5pm, then a chance of showers after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog after 1pm. High near 66. South wind 5 to 10 mph increasing to 13 to 18 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 30 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Tonight - Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 2am, then a slight chance of showers between 2am and 3am. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog between midnight and 1am. Low around 49. Breezy, with a southwest wind 18 to 23 mph, with gusts as high as 39 mph. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Gale Warning in effect from this evening through late tonight
Today - SW winds 10 to 15 kt with gusts up to 20 kt, becoming S 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 30 kt this afternoon. Waves 2 to 3 ft. Showers likely. Patchy fog this afternoon with vsby 1 to 3 nm.
Tonight - W winds 15 to 20 kt with gusts up to 35 kt. Waves 2 to 3 ft, except up to 5 ft at the Bay entrance. Patchy fog. Showers. Vsby 1 to 3 nm in the evening.
Coastal Water Temperature - 60.1 °F
Sun, Moon, Tide:
The sun rose in Newport at 6:58 am and sunset will be at 6:04 pm.
The first high tide was at 12:53 am and the next high tide will be at 1:20 pm. The first low tide was at 5:40 am and the next low tide will be at 6:44 pm.
Today we have 11 hours and 6 minutes of sun. The solar transit will be at 12:31 pm.
The lunar phase is a Waxing Crescent. Moon age is 6 days, lighting is 33%.
Cruise Ship Schedule
Monday - Royal Princess (Capacity 3,500 passengers)
Monday - Silver Spirit (Capacity: 540 passengers)
Wednesday - Royal Princess (Capacity 3,500 passengers)