RI Weather Condition for August 18, 2022 – John Donnelly

by John Donnelly, meteorologist

We’ll need to wait a couple of more days for anything like a good rain. The 18 drops we had the other day will not suffice.

Cloud cover will be lessening as the low pressure center continues towards the gulf of Maine taking with it any possibility for more rains. Anticipate an afternoon high in the mid 80’s from early morning lows in the mid 60’s with a gusty westerly breeze.


John Donnelly was born in Hialeah, Florida and returned to Rhode Island and settled in Johnston, where he matured till finishing from Lyndon State College in 1998 with a Bachelor’s degree in Meteorology. As a kid John constantly wished to know how air moved, and he ran towards, not far from, thunder and lighting and different other threatening weather condition phenomena. He returned in 2001 to the old household community of Elmhurst where the McCabe’s, Donnelly’s, Walker’s and Callan’s have actually been given that after the Civil War