Rhode Island Weekend Weather for Sept. 30/Oct. 1, 2023 – John Donnelly

Saturday weather map for Rhode Island.

by John Donnelly, meteorologist Saturday 9/30/23: Rain from the remnants of Ophelia continue until mid afternoon. The gift that keeps on giving. Another day of tight temperatures, ranging from afternoon highs around 60 and evening lows in the mid 50’s with a north-northeasterly breeze gusting to 25 mph. It’s a “D” day! Sunday 10/1/23: A…

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In the news… for the week ending for Sept. 30, 2023

in the news

RHODE ISLAND & VICINITY Lack of referees for local sports – 106 games have been moved from “Friday Night Lights” to Thursday night Cranston Fall Festival rescheduled to October 1st Cranston Fire Dept event (fundraiser for Oaklawn Ave. residents outplaced due to flood) rescheduled to Sept. 30th The National Association of State Directors of Teacher…

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Johnstonian wins for his Giant Pumpkin at Topsfield Fair

Three people holding a check in front of a giant pumpkin.

Photo: Topsfield Fair Each year the quest for the Giant Pumpkin honors happens at the Topsfield Fair. This year, at the 39th All New England Giant Pumpkin Weigh-Off, the winner was Steve Sperry of Johnston, Rhode Island. The award garnered a cash prize of $6,500. Sperry told The Salem News in an interview about his…

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(Weather Update) RISPCA’s Paws in the Park TODAY

A SPCA dog is standing in front of a sign that says ambassador dog Gracie.

An important weather update and event change: ___ Please join supporters on Saturday, September 30th from 10am to 1pm at Rocky Point Park in Warwick. This is the RISPCA’s largest annual fundraiser. This family friendly dog walk attracts hundreds of pet owners and their dogs each year. Activities include a dog walk along scenic Narragansett…

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Homeless in RI: (update) Encampment news – Staffing changes – $10M to 27 – Housing jobs …

A bench in a park.

Update Sept. 30th Providence individual camping for “years” near the Orms Street/Marriott Hotel removed Providence had notified Michael Nugent, who has been living in an ever-growing, single-person encampment near the Marriott Hotel and the Orms Street exit from Route 95 North that he must vacant state land by 11am Friday, September 29th. The written notification…

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Rhode Island Weather for September 29, 2023 – John Donnelly

A map showing the weather for Friday in Massachusetts, Rhode Island.

by John Donnelly, meteorologist Low pressure works it’s way up along the east coast and offshore, with rain ahead of the system moving into southern New England during most of the day. Morning lows in the low 50’s and afternoon highs only in the upper 50’s with a light northeasterly breeze. It’s a “D” day!…

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