Report: Over 25,000 homes at risk during Category 4 Hurricane in R.I.

OVER 25,000 single-family homes are considered at-risk to be impacted by storm surge in the event of a Category 4 hurricane in Rhode Island. Above, a machine clears sand off Atlantic Avenue in Westerly after the remnants of Hurricane Sandy battered Rhode Island’s coast in 2012. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD
OVER 25,000 single-family homes are considered at-risk to be impacted by storm surge in the event of a Category 4 hurricane in Rhode Island. Above, a machine clears sand off Atlantic Avenue in Westerly after the remnants of Hurricane Sandy battered Rhode Island’s coast in 2012. / PBN FILE PHOTO/BRIAN MCDONALD
PROVIDENCE – If a Category 4 hurricane were to hit Rhode Island, more than 25,000 single-family homes would be at risk to be impacted by storm surge, according to a report from CoreLogic Wednesday. The reconstruction value of those Rhode Island homes is a combined $7.3 billion, according to the report. Rhode Island ranked as the…

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