Your RI Weather Today, Dec. 5, 2021 – John Donnelly

by John Donnelly, meteorologist

Another system develops over the Great Lakes and inches eastward with high cloud cover ahead of the system filtering into southern New England and eventually some light rain could arrive sometime after Midnight Monday.Morning lows and the mid 30’s rise again to the mid 40’s with a light westerly breeze.


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.