Thousands still without power after Monday’s fast-moving storm

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EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Heavy downpours and unusually strong and violent winds caused damage and knocked out power to thousands across Southern New England on Monday.

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As of 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, roughly 3,400 customers in Rhode Island and 21,500 customers in Massachusetts were still without power.

At the storm’s peak, more than 100,000 households were in the dark between the two states.

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Eyewitness News received dozens of reports of downed tree limbs and power lines, as well as additional damage, across the state.

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