After Tuesday’s Storms, Many Are Left Cleaning Up

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EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Severe storms moved through Southern New England Tuesday afternoon, leaving behind a mess of downed tree limbs and flooding in some areas.

Damaging winds up to 60 mph and quarter-size hail were reported across Rhode Island. Flooded roadways were also seen in parts of Narragansett and Newport.

Half-dollar size hail was reported about 1 mile south of the University of Rhode Island campus in South Kingstown.

At its peak, more than 4,000 Rhode Islanders were without power, most of which occurred in Newport.

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