Rhode Island Weather, May 22, 2022 – John Donnelly

by John Donnelly, meteorologist

The heat remains, afternoon highs in the upper 80’s and morning lows in the upper 60’s, southerly breezes gusting into the 20’s. A cold front to our west will try to move in with the slight chance of an evening shower.


John Donnelly was born in Hialeah, Florida and moved back to Rhode Island and settled in Johnston, where he grew up until graduating from Lyndon State College in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science in Meteorology. As a child John always wanted to know how air moved, and he ran towards, not away from, thunder and lighting and various other ominous weather phenomena. He returned in 2001 to the old family neighborhood of Elmhurst where the McCabe’s, Donnelly’s, Walker’s and Callan’s have been since after the Civil War.

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