A Tropical Storm Watch has been issued for Newport

A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for Newport and surrounding areas, effective 4:57 PM on September 13, 2023, until 1 PM on September 14, 2023. This warning indicates the potential for tropical storm force winds within this area during the next 48 hours .

sender: 04:57 EDT on 09-14-2023
effective: 04:57 EDT on 09-14-2023
Expires: 13:00 EST on 14-09-2023
Event: Tropical Storm Watch Alert:… Tropical Storm Watch remains in effect… * Locations affected – Newport * Winds – Latest local forecast: Winds below tropical storm force – Peak winds forecast: 20-30 mph with Gusts up to 45 mph – Threat to life, property and property Model forecast includes uncertainties in path, size and intensity: Wind potential 39 to 57 mph – Wind threat remained approximately flat from previous assessment. – Plan: Plan for hazardous winds of equivalent tropical storm force. – Preparation: Efforts should be made now to protect the property. Prepare for limited wind damage. – Act: Act now to complete preparations before the winds become dangerous. – Potential impacts: Limited – Damage to balconies, awnings, parking lots, sheds and unsecured mobile homes. Lightweight, unfastened, blown objects. – Many large tree branches were broken. A few trees were cut down or uprooted, but in greater numbers in places where the trees were shallow-rooted. Some fences and road signs were blown up. – Some roads are impassable due to debris, especially within urban or densely forested areas. Dangerous driving conditions on bridges and other elevated roads. – Scattered power and communications outages. * Storm surge – No storm surge flooding forecast – Threat to life and property including forecast uncertainty in path, size, and severity: Little to no severe flooding – Storm surge threat remains approximately flat from previous assessment. – Plan: There is no threat of flooding due to storms. Rough surf, coastal erosion and life-threatening rip currents are possible. – Preparedness: Little preparation is needed for storm flooding. – Action: Follow the instructions of local officials. Monitor expectations. – Potential impacts: Little to none – Little or no potential impacts from storm flooding. * Flood Rain – Latest Local Forecast: – Maximum Rainfall Amounts: Additional about 1 inch – Threat to Lives and Property Includes Uncertainties in Model Forecasts in Path, Magnitude and Intensity: Little or no likelihood of Flood Rain – The threat of Flood Rain has decreased from the previous assessment. – Plan: The possibility of heavy rain is minimal or non-existent. – Preparedness: Little preparations are needed to protect against flood rains at this time. – ACT: Monitor changes in forecasts. – Potential impacts: Little to none – Little or no potential impacts from rain flooding. * Tornadoes – Latest Local Forecast: – Unfavorable status for tornadoes – Threat to life and property that includes model forecast uncertainty in path, size and intensity: Tornadoes Unpredictable – Tornado threat remains approximately constant from previous assessment. – Plan: Hurricanes are unpredictable. Showers and thunderstorms with gusty winds are still possible. – Preparation: Little preparations are needed for hurricane protection at this time. Stay informed about the latest hurricane developments. – Act: Listen for changes in expectations. – Potential impacts: Little to none – Little or no potential impacts from hurricanes. *For more information: – https://www.weather.gov/boxInstructions: Target area: Newport
Office Outlook: NWS Boston (Southeastern New England)

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