Q&A: Centracchio on how the state should handle Hurricane Matthew

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — While Hurricane Matthew doesn’t seem to be headed toward Rhode Island, officials are still taking precautions.

Eyewitness News Analyst Lt. (Ret.) General Reginald Centracchio talked about what happens when preparation occurs but a storm never comes on Wednesday.

Centracchio was live in the studio. See his full interview above.

Do you know any Southern New Englanders currently in Florida or the Carolinas who are impacted by the storm? If they’d be willing to be interviewed for a news story, please contact Eyewitness News at (401) 438-3310 or email desk@wpri.com.

centracchioEyewitness News Analyst, Lt. Gen. Reginald Centracchio (ret.) served as Adjutant General of Rhode Island and Commanding General of the Rhode Island National Guard from 1995 until his retirement in 2005. During his tenure, he served as Director of the Rhode Island Emergency Managment Agency and as Rhode Island Homeland Security Advisor – becoming the first Adjutant General to hold all three positions simultaneously.