The Severe Thunderstorm Watch and Flood Watch has expired . Lingering showers and some thunderstorms will continue overnight, but severe storms not expected anymore.
We had a few strong thunderstorms Wednesday evening, mainly in northern Rhode Island where some localized damage to tree limbs and power lines were reported in Harrisville and Burrillville RI.
Another round of showers and scattered thunderstorms is expected overnight and on Thursday along with cooler temperatures. Some showers and thunder Thursday may be heavy at times
Extreme heat is the weather story for the weekend. After a cooler day on Thursday (temperatures in the 70s), we’ll jump back up to near 90 on Friday. It gets even hotter on Saturday and Sunday. Temperatures will soar to the mid and upper 90s and the heat index will be between 100-107° both days. A cold front on Monday is expected to bring an end to the heat wave.
HOT WEATHER RETURNS FRIDAY, EXTREME HEAT BY THE WEEKEND
HEAT INDEX SATURDAY (FEELS-LIKE TEMPERATURE)
HEAT INDEX SUNDAY (FEELS-LIKE TEMPERATURE)