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slides: Hurricane Sandy in Pictures From GoLocal Readers

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

 

As Hurricane Sandy neared land on Monday and continues to have effects throughout the region Monday and Tuesday, Rhode Islanders from one end of the state to the other are feeling her effects. GoLocalProv is proud to share their images as part of our ongoing coverage of the storm.

Add to the slideshow... we want your photos today! Send your pictures to news@golocalprov.com. Just include your name, the area where you took the photograph, and approximately what time.

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Westerly

Wednesday

What flooded with water now floods with sand, as this sight along the Westerly shore shows.

Photograph John Riley Sr.

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Westerly

Wednesday

More views of the toll taken along Westerly Beach.

Photograph John Riley Sr.

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Warwick

Tuesday

Ray's Bait in the flood tide at Ponaug Marina in Warwick.

Photograph Mary, from Warwick

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East Greenwich

Tuesday am

A boat left high and dry by Sandy, near Chepiwanoxet, between East Greenwich and Apponaug.

Photograph Jeff Stevens

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Little Compton

Tuesday, 9am

This morning's high tide kept Little Compton's Sakonnet Point submerged.

Photograph Cherry Arnold

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Narragansett

Tuesday 8am

The besieged Coast Guard House continues to take a beating from post-Sandy surf in Narragansett.

Photograph John Riley Sr.

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Narragansett

Tuesday 8am

Post-Sandy wreckage surrounds the Coast Guard House and Towers.

Photograph John Riley Sr.

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Barrington

Tuesday am

As the waters receded, eyes turned to the many trees felled by Sandy's high winds.

Photograph Heidi Farmer Piccerelli

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Barrington

Monday 9pm

Ferry Lane and Matthewson Road under water as the storm surge returned with high tide.

Photograph Heidi Farmer Piccerelli

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East Greenwich

Monday pm

The height of the flooding makes East Greenwich's Water Street take on a truly ghostly appearance after night falls on Monday.

Photograph Jeff Stevens

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Warwick

Monday pm

Cars try to enter the flooded parking lot at Norton's Shipyard in Warwick.

Photograph Jeff Stevens

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Providence

Monday 6pm

The final piece of Providence's Hurricane Barrier, blocking the traffic pattern from India Point through to Wickenden and Point streets, is manually set into place by a team of workers.

Photograph GoLocalProv

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Providence

Monday 5:30pm

A full 2 hours before high tide, the waters of Narragansett Bay were pushing up against the closed Hurricane Barrier at Fox Point.

Photograph GoLocalProv

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Barrington

Monday afternoon

This tree actually hit the house, according to Heidi Farmer Piccerelli, but no one inside was hurt. Note the scale of the limbs to the workmen.

Photograph by Heidi Farmer Piccerelli

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Providence

Monday, 2:40pm

Christine Rhodes was watching out her kitchen window when a rogue gust of wind from the early reach of Sandy blew her fence right over.

Photograph Christine Rhodes

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Portsmouth

Monday am

Mount Hope Bridge takes a beating at its base, from Sandy-motivated surf.

Photograph James Clayton Sattel

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Portsmouth II

Monday am

Surf pushes up and over into the road at Island Park in Portsmouth.

Photograph James Clayton Sattel

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Portsmouth III

Monday am

More rising tides and surf blow spray against the brightly colored homes of Island Park.

Photograph James Clayton Sattel

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Newport

Monday, 1pm

The view of a building surf off Newport, at Ruggles Avenue and Cliff Walk.

Photograph Keith Stokes

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Narragansett

Monday am

Angry and threatening surf roils just offshore from Narragansett's Coast Guard House.

Photograph John Riley Sr.

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Narragansett

Monday am

The roads near Bonnet Shores look like post-storm, but this is hours before Sandy even arrived.

Photograph John Riley Sr.

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Narragansett Bay

Monday am

Intrepid board sailors catch the morning's big wind on the waters below the Jamestown Bridge.

Photograph John Riley Sr.

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Warren

Monday, 9am

Photograph by Ben DeCastro

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Warwick

Monday, 8am

The end of Strand Avenue in Warwick's Oakland Beach neighborhood, looking northwest at Brushneck Cove and Buttonwoods across the water. Around 8 am (high tide).

Photograph by Anne Hinman Diffily

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Wickford

Monday, 9am

Wickford Pier.

Photograph by Donna Macdonald

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Providence

Monday, am

An early tree down already in the city.

Photograph by Tara Pinsky

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Westport, MA

Monday, 9am

Waves breaching the seawall near Howland Beach in Westport, where power had already gone out by 8am.

Photograph by Peter Bramante

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Point Judith

Sunday afternoon

The seas were aleady kicking up in anticipation of Sandy, and photographer Jerri Moon Cantone snapped a few shots before officials cleared the beach.

Photograph Jerri Moon Cantone

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Pt. Judith II

Sunday afternoon

A full 24 hours before Sandy hits, the sea tells the story to come. 

Photograph Jerri Moon Cantone

 
 

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