Good evening. Friday marked an official “heat wave” in Rhode Island with three consecutive days at 90 or higher. Saturday’s forecast high of 90 could make it a fourth straight day of 90 degrees or higher.
Temperatures will drop into the mid-70s for tonight with dew points remaining in the 70s making for a very humid night. Patchy fog will also develop as a result.
For tonight, the warm and humid conditions continue. Patchy fog will develop as well, especially for coastal areas. An isolated shower or thunderstorm is possible through the night.
Warm and humid conditions continue for Saturday morning. It’ll be bright as well as temperatures rise into the upper 80s by noon. Shower chances will increase as the day goes on but it won’t be a washout.
HOUR BY HOUR: Conditions for the next 36 hours »
AT THE BEACH: Saturday will be a decent beach day. We’ll see sunshine with some clouds but keep in mind there will be early morning fog. Temperatures will rise into the low and mid-80s.
THIS WEEKEND: Hot Start, More Comfortable Finish
We squeeze in one more hot and humid day on Saturday before a cold front brings the return of more comfortable air for Saturday night and Sunday.
Look for a hazy sun and patchy morning fog Saturday with highs back to near 90 in the afternoon. A passing thunderstorm is possible in the afternoon and early evening, though most of the day looks dry.
The humidity will tumble Saturday night, with clearing skies and lows cooling to the 60s. Sunday looks delightful. Highs reach the low 80s with much lower humidity. Here’s a look at what to expect at the beach this weekend: