NEW: Tornado Warning Issued for Rhode Island

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

 

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Tornado warning issued for RI

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Rhode Island.

The warning is in effect until 4 p.m.

“Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris,” said the National Weather Service.

See the Alert Below

Tornado Warning

National Weather Service Boston/Norton MA

334 PM EDT TUE OCT 23 2018

The National Weather Service in Boston/Norton has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...

Southwestern Norfolk County in eastern Massachusetts...

West central Bristol County in southeastern Massachusetts...

East central Providence County in Rhode Island...

* Until 400 PM EDT.

* At 334 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado

was located over North Providence, moving northeast at 15 mph.

HAZARD...Tornado.

SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without 

shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. 

Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree 

damage is likely.

 

* This dangerous storm will be near...

East Providence and Central Falls around 350 PM EDT.

Pawtucket around 355 PM EDT.

Cumberland, North Attleborough, Attleboro, Seekonk, Rehoboth and 

Plainville around 400 PM EDT.

 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest

floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a

mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter

and protect yourself from flying debris.

 
 

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