Flood Watch In Effect For Rhode Island

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – A flood watch and high wind advisory is in effect for much of Rhode Island.

The National Weather Service says rainfall and rising temperatures are expected through Friday evening, raising the risk of flooding in the state.

The service says urban areas and areas with poor drainage face the most serious threat of flooding, as leftover snow and ice may still clog some drains. The advisory says small streams and creeks may also rise later in the day.

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