Severe Weather Alerts - Shady Harbor, RI

  • Severe Thunderstorm Warning

    Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect until 7:15 AM EDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 715 AM EDT
FOR BRISTOL...SOUTHWESTERN PLYMOUTH...SOUTHEASTERN NORFOLK...
BRISTOL...NORTHERN NEWPORT...KENT...NORTHEASTERN WASHINGTON AND
PROVIDENCE COUNTIES...

AT 628 AM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PRODUCING WIDESPREAD DAMAGE
WAS MOVING INTO THE CRANSTON AND PROVIDENCE METRO AREA. THIS IS A
VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

QUARTER SIZE HAIL AND DESTRUCTIVE WINDS IN EXCESS OF 80 MPH ARE
POSSIBLE. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEAR
CUMBERLAND TO NEAR CRANSTON TO NEAR BRISTOL...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45
MPH.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
PROVIDENCE...NEW BEDFORD...BROCKTON...FALL RIVER...WARWICK...
CRANSTON...PAWTUCKET...TAUNTON...EAST PROVIDENCE...WOONSOCKET...
COVENTRY...DARTMOUTH...CUMBERLAND...RANDOLPH...NORTH PROVIDENCE...
SOUTH KINGSTOWN...WEST WARWICK...JOHNSTON...NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH AND
STOUGHTON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

WHILE NOT IMMEDIATELY LIKELY...SHORT LIVED TORNADOES ARE POSSIBLE IN
ADDITION TO SIGNIFICANT WIND DAMAGE. MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE
LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WAS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. DO NOT
DRIVE THROUGH FLOODED ROADS.

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Shady Harbor, RI Radar