Your RI Weather Today, Oct. 27, 2021 – John Donnelly

by John Donnelly, meteorologist

Deep low pressure center keeps churning off the southern New England coast, with continued rain and ripping winds out of the northeast particularly in the early morning when some gusts can approach 60 mph! Rain is ikey to end around 1-2pm, and winds will die down, but still be elevated, gusts in the 35-40 mph range late into the evening. Temp range will be tight and cool, highs in thee low 50’s and lows in the upper 40’s.

Tie it down!


Jack Donnelly

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. A meteorologist, John also is an avid golfer, runner, reader, hack guitarist, and walker. If you see a weatherman walking in a blue Jim Cantore weather jacket carrying an umbrella, look out!