Good Friday Morning
Clear to partly skies now through the pre-dawn hours of Friday, with temperatures falling to the upper 20s by daybreak. Overall Friday looks nice…a sunny start, then turning partly cloudy later in the afternoon and evening. Dry skies Friday night, then more sunshine Saturday. Sunday will feature more clouds, but milder. Slight chance of a light rain shower by early Sunday evening.
MINOR RIVER FLOODING CONTINUES
With recent rains and an excessively wet January, River Flood Warnings are in effect for the Pawtuxet, Pawcatuck, Wood, and Taunton Rivers. These rivers are forecast to gradually fall below flood stage by Sunday.
PAWTUXET RIVER UPDATE (From National Weather Service Boston) * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHEN...Until Sunday afternoon. * IMPACTS...At 10.0 feet, Flooding will occur along Pioneer Avenue, Bellows Street and Venturi Avenue in Warwick. Some homes are impacted on Avery Road and Wellington Avenue in Cranston. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 9:45 PM Thursday the stage was 9.7 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 9:45 PM EST Thursday was 9.8 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to rise to a crest of 10.0 feet early Friday afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage Sunday evening. - Flood stage is 9.0 feet. PAWCATUCK RIVER WESTERLY (From National Weather Service Boston) ...FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL SATURDAY AFTERNOON... * WHAT...Minor flooding is occurring and minor flooding is forecast. * WHEN...Until Saturday afternoon. * IMPACTS...At 7.0 feet, Minor lowland flooding occurs along the Pawcatuck River. Along Route 3 in Hopkinton, floodwaters encroach on lowest lying homes in French Village. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 10:00 PM EST Thursday the stage was 7.5 feet. - Recent Activity...The maximum river stage in the 24 hours ending at 10:00 PM EST Thursday was 7.6 feet. - Forecast...The river is expected to fall below flood stage late Saturday morning and continue falling to 6.5 feet late Sunday evening. - Flood stage is 7.0 feet.
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Less wind and dry for Friday, with mostly sunny skies to start
FRIDAY MORNING 8:00AM A sunny start. dry
FRIDAY AFTERNOON 2:00PM Mostly sunny skies, highs in the upper 30s to 40°
FRIDAY EVENING 6:00 PM Extra clouds, slight chance of passing flurry or sprinkle
Sunny skies Saturday and a bit milder. Very mild Sunday with extra clouds. Slight chance of a light rain shower after sunset.