It has been a blustery and wet day in Rhode Island.

The National Weather Service reported gusty winds and precipitation across the state. In Kent County, the strongest gusts recorded so far are at TF Green Airport, reaching 54 mph. In Newport County, Fogland saw the strongest gusts at 57 mph, while Beavertail and Rose Island recorded gusts of 54 mph and 51 mph, respectively. The Newport Airport also experienced gusts of 44 mph. Sakonnet Vineyards recorded gusts of 41 mph.

In Providence County, Fox Point saw the strongest gusts at 47 mph, followed by 1 WSW East Providence with 45 mph gusts. North Central State Airport also recorded gusts of 44 mph.

Washington County was hit particularly hard by the gusty winds. New Shoreham recorded the strongest gusts at 60 mph, followed by Block Island Jetty with 49 mph gusts. URI recorded gusts of 45 mph, Quonset Airport saw gusts of 43 mph, and Block Island Airport recorded gusts of 43 mph. Ninigret Pond experienced gusts of 41 mph.

The precipitation was heaviest in Providence County, with 2 ENE Burrillville recording 2.20 inches of rain and 1 SSE North Providence recording 1.53 inches. Overall, it was a tumultuous weather day in Rhode Island, with strong winds and heavy rain making for difficult conditions.

Reports

The National Weather Service has shared the following Precipitation and Wind Gust reports.

Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA
1254 PM EST Fri Dec 23 2022

...PRECIPITATION REPORTS...

Location                     Amount    Time/Date       Lat/Lon

...Connecticut...

...Tolland County...
Staffordville                1.22 in   0718 AM 12/23   41.99N/72.26W

...Massachusetts...

...Essex County...
Haverhill                    1.37 in   0926 AM 12/23   42.80N/71.18W

...Middlesex County...
1 NNW Lexington              2.31 in   1138 AM 12/23   42.45N/71.24W
1 NNW Lexington              2.11 in   0751 AM 12/23   42.45N/71.24W
1 NNW Lexington              1.84 in   0526 AM 12/23   42.45N/71.24W
1 E Framingham               1.83 in   0813 AM 12/23   42.30N/71.41W
2 SW Tewksbury               1.71 in   0734 AM 12/23   42.60N/71.26W

...Norfolk County...
1 SSE Millis                 1.77 in   0847 AM 12/23   42.16N/71.35W
3 N Weymouth                 1.16 in   1053 AM 12/23   42.24N/70.95W
1 ESE Randolph               1.10 in   0605 AM 12/23   42.17N/71.04W
3 N Weymouth                 1.00 in   0733 AM 12/23   42.24N/70.95W
3 N Weymouth                 0.94 in   0634 AM 12/23   42.24N/70.95W

...Worcester County...
2 SE Worcester               2.04 in   0831 AM 12/23   42.25N/71.79W
Holden                       1.42 in   0540 AM 12/23   42.35N/71.86W
2 NNW Milford                1.30 in   0752 AM 12/23   42.17N/71.53W

...Rhode Island...

...Providence County...
2 ENE Burrillville           2.20 in   0817 AM 12/23   41.97N/71.68W
1 SSE North Providence       1.53 in   0605 AM 12/23   41.84N/71.45W

...HIGHEST WIND REPORTS...

Location                     Speed     Time/Date       Lat/Lon

...Connecticut...

...Hartford County...
1 ESE Farmington             48 MPH    0524 AM 12/23   41.71N/72.80W
Hartford-Brainard AP         47 MPH    0553 AM 12/23   41.73N/72.65W
Bradley AP                   44 MPH    0533 AM 12/23   41.94N/72.68W

...Tolland County...
5.1 E Rockville (WEATHERSTEM 41 MPH    0540 AM 12/23   41.87N/72.37W

...Windham County...
1 NW Danielson               45 MPH    0504 AM 12/23   41.82N/71.90W

...Massachusetts...

...Barnstable County...
Wellfleet                    64 MPH    0549 AM 12/23   41.93N/69.98W
Dennis                       59 MPH    0539 AM 12/23   41.74N/70.22W
Provincetown AP              52 MPH    0426 AM 12/23   42.07N/70.22W
3 E Falmouth                 51 MPH    0742 AM 12/23   41.55N/70.55W
West Dennis                  48 MPH    0212 AM 12/23   41.65N/70.17W
Kalmus                       48 MPH    0328 AM 12/23   41.63N/70.28W
Chatham                      47 MPH    0200 AM 12/23   41.66N/69.98W
Chapin                       47 MPH    0310 AM 12/23   41.73N/70.23W
Hatch Beach                  46 MPH    0222 AM 12/23   41.82N/70.00W
Otis AFB                     45 MPH    0155 AM 12/23   41.63N/70.52W
Hyannis AP                   44 MPH    0217 AM 12/23   41.67N/70.27W
West Falmouth                42 MPH    0209 AM 12/23   41.60N/70.65W
Chatham AP                   40 MPH    0250 AM 12/23   41.68N/70.00W

...Bristol County...
2 SW New Bedford AP          44 MPH    0824 AM 12/23   41.67N/70.98W
Taunton                      41 MPH    0525 AM 12/23   41.87N/71.01W

...Dukes County...
Vineyard Station             50 MPH    0548 AM 12/23   41.46N/70.59W
Marthas Vineyard AP          47 MPH    0152 AM 12/23   41.40N/70.62W

...Essex County...
Rockport                     59 MPH    0505 AM 12/23   42.64N/70.58W
Children`s Island            56 MPH    0450 AM 12/23   42.51N/70.82W
Newburyport                  51 MPH    0400 AM 12/23   42.82N/70.89W
Beverly AP                   51 MPH    0448 AM 12/23   42.58N/70.92W
Bradford                     50 MPH    0550 AM 12/23   42.75N/71.06W
Lawrence AP                  48 MPH    0514 AM 12/23   42.72N/71.13W
Gloucester                   47 MPH    0515 AM 12/23   42.64N/70.68W
1.7 NW Swampscott (WEATHERST 42 MPH    0350 AM 12/23   42.48N/70.92W
Gloucester                   42 MPH    0420 AM 12/23   42.63N/70.68W

...Hampden County...
Westfield-Barnes AP          40 MPH    0553 AM 12/23   42.17N/72.72W
Mt. Tom                      40 MPH    0557 AM 12/23   42.25N/72.65W

...Hampshire County...
Amherst                      46 MPH    0555 AM 12/23   42.40N/72.50W

...Middlesex County...
Bedford AP                   48 MPH    0323 AM 12/23   42.47N/71.30W
1.5 SW Brighton (WEATHERSTEM 43 MPH    0530 AM 12/23   42.33N/71.17W

...Nantucket County...
Nantucket Harbor             48 MPH    0327 AM 12/23   41.31N/70.06W
Nantucket AP                 46 MPH    0521 AM 12/23   41.25N/70.07W

...Norfolk County...
3 NNW Weymouth               53 MPH    0630 AM 12/23   42.24N/70.96W
Norwood AP                   52 MPH    0549 AM 12/23   42.18N/71.17W
Wrentham                     48 MPH    0537 AM 12/23   42.05N/71.31W

...Plymouth County...
Duxbury Bay                  50 MPH    1240 AM 12/23   42.04N/70.67W
Hull YC                      50 MPH    0512 AM 12/23   42.31N/70.89W
Plymouth AP                  48 MPH    0301 AM 12/23   41.92N/70.73W
Plymouth                     46 MPH    0320 AM 12/23   41.87N/70.53W
2 ESE Marion                 43 MPH    0210 AM 12/23   41.68N/70.72W
Marshfield AP                43 MPH    0415 AM 12/23   42.10N/70.67W
Wareham                      43 MPH    0558 AM 12/23   41.74N/70.73W
Plymouth                     42 MPH    0420 AM 12/23   41.90N/70.70W
Plymouth                     40 MPH    1200 AM 12/23   41.89N/70.54W

...Suffolk County...
Revere Beach                 54 MPH    0314 AM 12/23   42.41N/70.99W
Carson Beach                 47 MPH    0351 AM 12/23   42.33N/71.05W
Logan AP                     46 MPH    0256 AM 12/23   42.36N/71.01W
Fenway Park                  44 MPH    0518 AM 12/23   42.35N/71.10W

...Worcester County...
Worcester AP                 44 MPH    0540 AM 12/23   42.27N/71.87W
2 NNW Milford                41 MPH    0632 AM 12/23   42.17N/71.53W

...Rhode Island...

...Kent County...
RI TF Green AP               54 MPH    0251 AM 12/23   41.72N/71.43W

...Newport County...
Fogland                      57 MPH    0517 AM 12/23   41.56N/71.22W
Beavertail                   54 MPH    0516 AM 12/23   41.45N/71.40W
Rose Island                  51 MPH    0517 AM 12/23   41.50N/71.34W
Newport AP                   44 MPH    0143 AM 12/23   41.53N/71.28W
Sakonnet Vineyards           41 MPH    0513 AM 12/23   41.53N/71.19W

...Providence County...
Fox Point                    47 MPH    0524 AM 12/23   41.81N/71.40W
1 WSW East Providence        45 MPH    0448 AM 12/23   41.79N/71.38W
North Central State Airport  44 MPH    0555 AM 12/23   41.92N/71.50W

...Washington County...
New Shoreham                 60 MPH    0559 AM 12/23   41.15N/71.55W
Block Island Jetty           49 MPH    0922 PM 12/22   41.19N/71.59W
URI                          45 MPH    0549 AM 12/23   41.49N/71.42W
Quonset AP                   43 MPH    1050 PM 12/22   41.60N/71.42W
Block Island AP              43 MPH    0538 AM 12/23   41.17N/71.58W
Ninigret Pond                41 MPH    0537 AM 12/23   41.34N/71.69W

...Massachusetts...

...Maritime Stations...
Pleasure Bay                 62 MPH    0302 AM 12/23   42.33N/71.02W
Dog Bar Breakwater           61 MPH    0433 AM 12/23   42.58N/70.67W
Angelica Point Li            60 MPH    0219 AM 12/23   41.64N/70.76W
Scusset Beach                59 MPH    0404 AM 12/23   41.78N/70.49W
Dread Ledge                  56 MPH    0409 AM 12/23   42.46N/70.89W
Horseneck Beach - The Knubbl 54 MPH    0143 AM 12/23   41.51N/71.09W
Deer Island                  54 MPH    0242 AM 12/23   42.34N/70.95W
Borden Flats Light           54 MPH    0518 AM 12/23   41.70N/71.17W
Scituate                     51 MPH    0227 AM 12/23   42.20N/70.72W
West Island                  51 MPH    0550 AM 12/23   41.58N/70.82W
Woods Hole                   51 MPH    0556 AM 12/23   41.52N/70.68W
Squantum                     50 MPH    0324 AM 12/23   42.28N/71.01W
9 SE Little Compton          49 MPH    0200 AM 12/23   41.40N/71.03W
10 NNE Provincetown          49 MPH    0510 AM 12/23   42.21N/70.14W
11 NNE Scituate              49 MPH    0540 AM 12/23   42.35N/70.65W
Courageous Sailing Center    48 MPH    0535 AM 12/23   42.37N/71.05W
7 SE Gloucester              47 MPH    0404 AM 12/23   42.52N/70.57W
Marblehead                   46 MPH    0550 AM 12/23   42.51N/70.84W
11 S Hyannis                 45 MPH    0510 AM 12/23   41.49N/70.28W
Lewis Wharf                  44 MPH    0500 AM 12/23   42.36N/71.05W
1 NE Chatham                 44 MPH    0530 AM 12/23   41.69N/69.95W
Nantucket                    43 MPH    0300 AM 12/23   41.28N/70.10W
East Boston                  42 MPH    0524 AM 12/23   42.36N/71.04W
Woods Hole                   41 MPH    0545 AM 12/23   41.53N/70.68W

...Rhode Island...
Conimicut Light              63 MPH    0548 AM 12/23   41.72N/71.34W
Bristol Harbor (Castle Islan 57 MPH    0319 AM 12/23   41.65N/71.29W
Halfway Rock                 55 MPH    0407 AM 12/23   41.56N/71.33W
Point Judith                 53 MPH    0125 AM 12/23   41.36N/71.50W
Sabin Point                  50 MPH    0427 AM 12/23   41.76N/71.37W
Newport                      45 MPH    0118 AM 12/23   41.51N/71.33W
3 SE East Greenwich          41 MPH    0200 AM 12/23   41.61N/71.41W

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