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More Rhode Island Weather Headlines


WEATHER
Rainfall continues across southern New England as bands of moisture rotate in from the ocean Wednesday morning.

54,000 without power in R.I. as nor’easter rages

Barrington, Bristol, Warren, Narragansett, Little Compton, Exeter and North Kingstown are most affected by power outages, and some schools in Providence were forced to close because of the storm.

Science
A satellite photo shows the nor'easter swirling off the coast early Wednesday morning.

The storm that’s lashing Mass. underwent ‘bombogenesis.’ What’s that?

The strong coastal storm that has whipped up so much wind, knocking out power to nearly half a million electric customers in Massachusetts by Wednesday morning, underwent “bombogenesis,” according to forecasters. What’s that?

Heavy rain and damaging winds begin across the region Tuesday morning.

Maps: What to expect from the nor’easter approaching Mass.

Massachusetts is expected to be hit by a significant coastal storm this week to close out October.

RI Weather
A rain squall from an approach nor'easter moves over the city of Providence, Rhode Island on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021.

Trick or treat? Season’s first nor’easter could be a mixed bag for Rhode Islanders

Rhode Island utility crews are preparing for the late-night effects of a nor'easter that will impact the area Tuesday night and early Wednesday.

FORECAST | DAVE EPSTEIN
An intense ocean storm will bring wind and rain to the area on Tuesday into early Wednesday.

Winds could top 50 mph Tuesday, as Nor’easter approaches

On Tuesday and Wednesday, low pressure is going to form south of New England and become quite intense. As the air pressure within a storm decreases, the storm will become stronger, and this particular one is forecast to have significantly low pressure numbers.

Forecast | Dave Epstein
Highs on Saturday will be over 10 degrees cooler than the end of the work week.

The unseasonably warm weather is coming to an end

Cooler weather moves in this weekend and temperatures will return to usual October levels, with a little rain possibly coming through the region next week.

Forecast | Dave Epstein
Temperatures will continue to be very mild Wednesday afternoon.

The warm fall weather isn’t over yet

A stretch of weather like this in mid-October is something to be savored. Boston has had way above-average warmth for the balance of the fall thus far and may not get its first frost before the end of the month.

A dense fog was seen above the city of Boston early Tuesday morning.

Dense fog advisory issued for parts of Mass. and Rhode Island but sunshine will win the day

Fog overspread Greater Boston and was expected to remain through part of the Tuesday morning commute, according to the National Weather Service.