(WPRI) - The disaster declaration for the flooding two weeks ago wasopen-ended, so it will include this flooding, officials said duringa midday news conference Tuesday.
As the rivers continue to swell, Gov. Don Carcieri saidcommuters should plan to be home and off the roads by 6 or 7 p.m.,because even some highways may flood by then.
Carcieri also said parents should keep their kids away fromriver banks because of the dangerous flows and current.
The Rhode Island National Guard has been activated to help, andall Rhode Island State Police resources have been deployed.
Emergency shelters have been set up at the
By Tuesday morning, the water level on the
Moderate flooding was reported Tuesday afternoon at the
Record flooding was also reported at the
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