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Preparing for Irene

Hurricane Irene is expected to impact Rhode Island on Sunday, August 28th and Monday, August 29th. While it’s too early to predict the hurricane’s exact path, we anticipate heavy rains, high winds, and potential flooding in the area. Extended power outages are possible as well. Follow updates from the city of Providence including recommendations for creating an emergency kit. Find more information from the National Hurricane Center, The Providence Journal, and The Weather Channel. Also note, the August 27th Waterfire has been cancelled. BE SAFE.