The City of Providence continues to take action as the storm continues throughout the region.
Mayor Brett Smiley says with another 4 inches of snow that we will have to deal with before the end of the storm on Wednesday morning, the mayor is asking everyone to the extent that they can to clear storm drains in an effort to prevent neighborhood flooding.
In addition, the city is identifying space for people who become homeless because of the storm to take shelter.
They are as follows.
Crossroads RI: 160 Broad Street, 401-521-2255
Providence Rescue Mission: 627 Cranston Street, 401-274-8861
Emmanuel House: 239 Public Street, 401-421-7888
Cranston Street Armory, facilitated by Amos House: 310 Cranston Street, 401-272-0220
The Mayor says Providence Recreation Centers will be open today from 3 to 4:30pm for meal service only.
Residents experiencing power outages should contact Rhode Island Energy at 1-800-465-1212. Individuals are warned never to touch downed power lines and report downed lines to Rhode Island Energy. In the event of an emergency, dial 9-1-1.
As always any storm related information is right here at
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