Coastal storm has potential for power outages in the region

THE UPCOMING COASTAL STORM has the potential to down trees and cause widespread power outages in the region, according to the National Weather Service Tuesday. Above, a U.S. Postal truck has to turn around on Gardner Road in Exeter, following strong winds from Tropical Storm Henri that downed trees and power lines across the state, leaving roads impassable and citizens without power. / AP FILE PHOTO/STEW MILNE
PROVIDENCE – National Grid has prepared for the coastal storm expected to hit the region later on Tuesday, with 2,411 field-based personnel readied in New England, the company said. The storm is expected to bring high winds to the region, along with heavy rain, which has the potential to cause widespread power outages. “We’ve been…

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