RI Weekend Weather Condition Wrap – Aug. 20/21, 2022 – John Donnelly

by John Donnelly, meteorologist

Saturday 8/20/22:

A warm start to the weekend, with high pressure structure in keeping cloud advancement to simply spread reasonable weather condition cumulus and mares-tail cirrus. More damp with southerly circulation including low level wetness to the mix. Early morning lows in the upper 60’s increasing to the upper 80’s.

Sunday 8/21/22:

High pressure still in control, simply rearranged a little east. A few of the humidity will be searched away by some unstable blending with dry air up, so we’ll have a much better feel to the day. Early morning lows in the upper 60’s warming to the mid 80’s with a southerly breeze continuing under partially cloudy skies.


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 needed to know how air moved, and he ran towards, not far from, thunder and lighting and numerous 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 because after the Civil War