Snow, rain and possibly sleet – it’s looking like a wet weekend for Newport, Aquidneck Island and most of Rhode Island.

National Weather Service Detailed Weekend Forecast for Newport, RI:

As of 8:48 a.m. on Friday, February 10th

Friday Night: Snow likely, mainly after 1am. Cloudy, with a low around 21. Light and variable wind becoming south 5 to 8 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

Saturday: A chance of snow before noon, then a chance of rain. Cloudy, with a high near 41. South wind 7 to 10 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 24 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible.

Saturday Night: A slight chance of rain before 9pm, then a chance of rain and snow between 9pm and 5am, then a chance of snow and sleet after 5am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 31. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Little or no snow and sleet accumulation expected.

Sunday: A chance of snow and sleet before 8am, then rain and snow likely between 8am and 11am, then rain after 11am. Areas of fog after noon. High near 40. East wind around 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%.

Sunday Night: Rain before 3am, then rain and snow likely between 3am and 5am, then snow likely after 5am. Areas of fog before 3am. Low around 34. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 80%

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