Despite a chance of rain on Friday and Saturday, not many can complain about the weather forecast for the final weekend of Newport Winter Festival and February.

Here’s what’s happening this weekend in and around Newport – 50+ Things To Do This Weekend in Newport (Feb. 24 – 26).

The National Weather Service has issued the latest detailed forecast for the weekend ahead;

(As of 5 p.m. on Thursday, February 23rd)

Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. South wind 6 to 8 mph.
Friday Night
A slight chance of showers after 2am. Areas of fog after 9pm. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. South wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
A chance of showers, mainly after 8am. Areas of fog before 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 53. Southeast wind 6 to 14 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Saturday Night
Rain and thunderstorms likely before 2am, then a slight chance of rain between 2am and 4am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. South wind 13 to 16 mph becoming west after midnight. Winds could gust as high as 28 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunny, with a high near 45. Breezy.
Mostly clear, with a low around 33.
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