Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest; Heavy Rain in the Mid-Atlantic; Widespread Heat in the Southwest

Severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will impact portions of the Upper Midwest. A lingering front will bring another round of heavy showers and thunderstorms to the Mid-Atlantic. Excessive heat continues in the South Plains to the Southwest, and fire weather threats remain Critical across the Great Basin, Northern Rockies, and into the Plains.

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Norton, MA Local Forecast Office

13NM E Newport RI

Marine Point Forecast

  • This

    Chance Showers

    SSW 6kt

    High: 77 °F

  • Tonight

    Slight Chc Showers

    Light Wind

    Low: 72 °F

  • Friday

    Partly Sunny

    E 8kt

    High: 76 °F

  • Friday

    Partly Cloudy

    NE 9kt

    Low: 69 °F

  • Saturday

    Chance Showers

    NE 17kt
    Waves Building4ft

    High: 75 °F

  • Saturday

    Mostly Cloudy

    NE 15kt
    4ftWaves Subsiding

    Low: 68 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers

    ENE 14kt

    High: 74 °F

  • Sunday

    Chance Showers

    E 13kt

    Low: 69 °F

  • Monday

    Chance Showers

    S 11kt

    High: 77 °F

High and low forecast temperature values represent air temperature.

Associated Zone Forecast which includes this point

Last Update: 10:06 am EDT Aug 13, 2020
Forecast Valid: 2pm EDT Aug 13, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 19, 2020

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Detailed Forecast

Synopsis: ANZ200-140600- 116 PM EDT Thu Aug 13 2020 .Synopsis for Massachusetts and Rhode Island coastal waters... A cold front will stall around or just south of the southern coastal waters through Friday. High pressure over the Canadian Maritimes dominates the weather this weekend into early next week. For information on possible hazardous weather beyond the 24-36 hour forecast period, please visit and follow the Current Hazards link above the map on the left. $$

This Afternoon
SSW wind around 6 kt. A chance of showers, mainly before 3pm. Seas around 1 ft.
Variable winds 5 kt or less. A slight chance of showers before 7pm. Seas around 1 ft.
NE wind 5 to 8 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Partly sunny. Seas around 1 ft.
Friday Night
NE wind around 9 kt. Partly cloudy. Seas 1 to 2 ft.
NE wind 12 to 17 kt, with gusts as high as 27 kt. A chance of showers, mainly after 5pm. Seas 2 ft building to 4 ft.
Saturday Night
NE wind 13 to 15 kt, with gusts as high as 23 kt. Mostly cloudy. Seas 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft.
NE wind around 14 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 kt. A chance of showers after 2pm. Seas 2 to 3 ft.
Sunday Night
E wind 10 to 13 kt, with gusts as high as 20 kt. A chance of showers. Seas around 3 ft.
SE wind 9 to 11 kt becoming S in the afternoon. A chance of showers. Seas 2 to 3 ft.

Seas are reported as significant wave height, which is the average of the highest third of the waves. Individual wave heights may be more than twice the significant wave height.


  1. This forecast is for a single location. For safety concerns, mariners should be aware of the weather over a larger area. Forecast information for a larger area can be found within the zone forecast and the NDFD graphics.
  2. The forecast conditions at a particular point may not exceed the criteria of a Small Craft Advisory, Gale, Storm etc. These watches/warnings/advisories are issued for the entire zone in which the point resides and mariners should act accordingly.
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Point Forecast: 41.47°N 71.02°W
Last Update: 10:06 am EDT Aug 13, 2020
Forecast Valid: 2pm EDT Aug 13, 2020-6pm EDT Aug 19, 2020
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