PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Strong to severe thunderstorms have now ended in our area, but wind damage such as downed trees and power outages could impact the morning drive Thursday.
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Power outage numbers have shot up. As of 8:50 a.m., 6,193 National Grid customers had lost power, mostly in Providence County; the outages are centered in and around Pawtucket. Power Outage Updates | Power Outage Safety Guide
There’s also the potential for minor coastal flooding during high tide, between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m.
A Wind Advisory is in effect for Bristol, Newport and Western Kent counties in Rhode Island.