Wave http://ripr.org en Rhode Island Weather: A Heat Wave? http://ripr.org/post/rhode-island-weather-heat-wave <div><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">If you’ve stepped outside today, you’ve most likely wanted to step back inside as the temperature in parts of Rhode Island is into the low 90’s.</span></p><p>The high temperatures are expected to extend through Sunday, with highs into the low 90’s and high 80’s.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Though the term “heat wave” has been thrown around, Allen Dunham, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, says there must be three consecutive days of 90 degree weather for a heat wave.</span></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 31 May 2013 19:24:45 +0000 Dylan Weisser 16154 at http://ripr.org