Multiday Heat Wave Forecast For Much of Central/Eastern U.S.

A major summer heat wave is forecast midweek into this coming weekend across much of the central and eastern states and lingering in the southwest. The combination of temperature and humidity will lift the heat index above 100 in many locations with 110 or higher possible in the warmest locations. There will be nearly no relief at night with overnight low temperatures in the upper 70s and 80s. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Providence, Theodore Francis Green State Airport (KPVD)

Lat: 41.72°NLon: 71.43°WElev: 49ft.

Mostly Cloudy

83°F

28°C

Humidity 59%
Wind Speed SW 12 mph
Barometer 30.00 in (1015.6 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index86°F (30°C)
Last update 16 Jul 5:51 pm EDT
Extended Forecast for

Providence RI

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Partly Sunny
    then Heavy
    Rain

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning.  Low around 71. West wind 3 to 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.

    Heavy Rain

    Low: 71 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain.  Patchy fog before 9am. High near 74. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

    Heavy Rain
    and Patchy
    Fog

    High: 74 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 65 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 87 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. West wind 8 to 10 mph.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 77. West wind 6 to 9 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 77 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms between 3pm and 5pm, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Southwest wind 7 to 11 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm before 8pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 8pm and 2am, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2am. Some of the storms could produce gusty winds, heavy rain, and frequent lightning. Low around 71. West wind 3 to 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a quarter and half of an inch possible.
Thursday
Showers and possibly a thunderstorm, mainly before 3pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 3pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Patchy fog before 9am. High near 74. Northeast wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 65. Northeast wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Friday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 9 mph in the morning.
Friday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Southwest wind 7 to 9 mph.
Saturday
Sunny and hot, with a high near 98. West wind 8 to 10 mph.
Saturday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 77. West wind 6 to 9 mph.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94. West wind 7 to 9 mph.
Sunday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind 3 to 6 mph.
Monday
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87. South wind 6 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Northwest wind 3 to 5 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Tuesday
A chance of showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. North wind around 7 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
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Point Forecast:
Providence RI
 41.83°N 71.41°W (Elev. 98 ft)
3:55 pm EDT Jul 16, 2019
6pm EDT Jul 16, 2019-6pm EDT Jul 23, 2019
 
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