Widespread power outages continue in R.I. following storm

Updated at 1 p.m. on Aug. 5

TENS OF THOUSANDS of customers were without power in Rhode Island Wednesday morning, following Tuesday's fast-moving storm. National Grid said it has over 750 workers in Rhode Island trying to restore power. / COURTESY NATIONAL GRID
TENS OF THOUSANDS of customers were without power in Rhode Island Wednesday morning, following Tuesday's fast-moving storm. National Grid said it has over 750 workers in Rhode Island trying to restore power. / COURTESY NATIONAL GRID
PROVIDENCE – Tens of thousands of Rhode Islanders remained without power on Wednesday, following the tropical storm that ripped through the state, downing trees and power lines. Outages caused by Tuesday’s fast-moving storm spanned the entire state, but appeared to be most numerous in the northeast part of the state around Providence, Pawtucket and Cranston.…

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