Power restored to most areas after strong storms move through

Severe Weather

EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Power has been restored to nearly everyone who lost it Monday night after a line of strong storms blew through Southern New England.

The storms brought downpours, hail and strong wind gusts, causing isolated damage and knocking out power to thousands of homes and businesses.

Photo: Mike Cohea

Eyewitness News received numerous reports of wind damage including downed trees and power lines, especially along the Rhode Island-Massachusetts state line.

Updates: Power Outage Database »

Lightning and rainbow in Bristol (Submitted by Charlie Byrne)

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