Flood Warnings Issued for Area Rivers


ALONG WITH THE RIVERS — THE RAIN IS ALSO MAKING THE EVENING COMMUTE A LITTLE TOUGH. (MM) EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTER CAROLINE GOGGIN — IS OUT TRACKING BOTH IN BREAKING NEWS ONE — SHE CONTINUES OUR PINPOINT WEATHER TEAM COVERAGE, LIVE–CAROLINE THE RAIN HAS REALLY LIGHTENED UP… BUT DRIVING AROUND HERE IN BREAKING NEWS ONE WE CAN SEE ITS IMPACT. WE’RE ON VENTURI AVENUE IN WARWICK ABOUT TO MAKE A RIGHT ONTO BELLOWS STREET. THESE ARE TWO ROADS THAT COULD BE EXTREMELY IMPACTED BY FLOODING OF THE PAWTUXET RIVER – SO WE CHECKED OUT THE RIVER TODAY. A FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE PAWTUXET RIVER — IN CRANSTON AND WARWICK. MINOR LOWLAND FLOODING COULD OCCUR ALONG THE RIVER THE RIVER. AS WE GET MORE RAIN LATER IN THE WEEK… WE COULD SEE FLOODING AFFECT SOME PARKING LOTS AND ROADS. SKY DRONE 12 CAPTURED THE PAWTUXET YESTERDAY … AFTER IT ALMOST WENT INTO FLOOD STAGE OVER THE WEEKEND. FLOOD STAGE OF THE PAWTUXET IS 9 FEET. ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST… THE RIVER COULD GET TO 9.2 FEET TONIGHT AND UP TO 9.6 ON THURSDAY. SO AGAIN — WERE HERE IN BREAKING NEWS ONE DRIVING DOWN ROADS THAT COULD BE IMPACTED BECAUSE OF THEIR PROXIMITY TO THE PAWTUXET. SO THESE BUSINESSES AND NEIGHBORHOODS WILL BE ON THE LOOKOUT AS THE WEEK PROGRESSES. ANOTHER LIVE LOOK FROM THE ROAD COMING UP TONIGHT AT 6. LIVE IN BREAKING NEWS ONE, CAROLINE GOGGIN, EYEWITNESS NEWS. (HE) (MM) AS ALWAYS, BREAKING NEWS ONE — GIVING US A BETTER LOOK AT THE CONDITIONS IN REAL TIME… WHILE THE REAL HEAVY RAIN HAS TAPERED OFF FOR NOW — THERE IS STILL A LOT OF PONDING ON THE ROADWAYS. (HE) AND ANOTHER CONCERN TONIGHT – IS OUR LOCAL RIVERS.. EYEWITNESS NEWS REPORTER CAROLINE GOGGIN IS LIVE IN BREAKING NEWS ONE RIGHT NOW — WITH AN UPDATE ON THE PAWTUXET RIVER IN CRANSTON. THE RAIN HAS REALLY LIGHTENED UP… BUT DRIVING AROUND HERE IN BREAKING NEWS ONE WE CAN SEE ITS IMPACT. WE’RE ON VENTURI AVENUE IN WARWICK ABOUT TO MAKE A RIGHT ONTO BELLOWS STREET. THESE ARE TWO ROADS THAT COULD BE EXTREMELY IMPACTED BY FLOODING OF THE PAWTUXET RIVER – SO WE CHECKED OUT THE RIVER TODAY. A FLOOD WARNING HAS BEEN ISSUED FOR THE PAWTUXET RIVER — IN CRANSTON AND WARWICK. MINOR LOWLAND FLOODING COULD OCCUR ALONG THE RIVER THE RIVER. AS WE GET MORE RAIN LATER IN THE WEEK… WE COULD SEE FLOODING AFFECT SOME PARKING LOTS AND ROADS. SKY DRONE 12 CAPTURED THE PAWTUXET YESTERDAY … AFTER IT ALMOST WENT INTO FLOOD STAGE OVER THE WEEKEND. FLOOD STAGE OF THE PAWTUXET IS 9 FEET. ACCORDING TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST… THE RIVER COULD GET TO 9.2 FEET TONIGHT AND UP TO 9.6 ON THURSDAY. SO AGAIN — WERE HERE IN BREAKING NEWS ONE DRIVING DOWN ROADS THAT COULD BE IMPACTED BECAUSE OF THEIR PROXIMITY TO THE PAWTUXET. SO THESE BUSINESSES AND NEIGHBORHOODS WILL BE ON THE LOOKOUT AS THE WEEK PROGRESSES. LIVE IN BREAKING NEWS ONE, CAROLINE GOGGIN, EYEWITNESS NEWS.

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