Hurricane Preparedness: Inland and riverfront flooding

Tracking the Tropics

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association’s Hurricane Awareness Tour made a stop Monday at Quonset State Airport. The agency’s specialists shared their knowledge and emphasized the importance of being prepared should a hurricane target our area.

David Vallee, the hydrologist in charge at the Northeast River Forecast Center, joined Meteorologists Tony Petrarca and T.J. Del Santo for a live Q&A during our online special.

In the above video, he discusses his team’s work, the dangers of inland flooding, and what he believes would be a worst-case storm scenario for Southern New England.

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