The National Weather Service in Taunton has issued a Frost Advisory, which is in effect from 11 PM this evening to 9 AM EDT Wednesday.

  • Location…Northern Connecticut, Rhode Island and portions of eastern Massachusetts.
  • Temperatures…Lows will bottom out in the upper 20s to middle 30s by daybreak Wednesday.
  • Timing…Widespread frost expected between 2 and 8 am Wednesday.
  • Impacts…Sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered.

The National Weather Service forecast for Newport at 7:30 am on October 31st;

Tonight – Mostly clear, with a low around 41. West wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light northwest after midnight.
Wednesday – Partly sunny, with a high near 57. Calm wind becoming east around 6 mph in the morning.


  • A Frost Advisory means that widespread frost is expected.
  • Sensitive outdoor plants may be killed if left uncovered.

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Belmore has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, Belmore graduated from Coventry High School and the Community College of Rhode Island. In addition to living in Newport for 10 years, he has lived in Portsmouth, Coventry, Providence, Smithfield, Burrillville, and East Greenwich.

Belmore currently serves as Vice President of the Board Of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the Board of Lucy's Hearth and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

Belmore and his wife, Jen, currently live in Alexandria, Virginia, a move they made in 2021. Read more about that here -

Belmore visits Newport every couple of weeks to support the 12+ paid contributors What'sUpNewp has on the ground across Rhode Island, a place he called home for 39 years.

Belmore is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers, Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.

In 2020, Belmore was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.
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