WPRI reported via Twitter that the Governor will mobilize the National Guard to combat Street flooding:
Breaking: Gov. Chafee authorizes mobilization of RI National Guard members to help with street flooding.
Have you been out there? Very good idea Governor!
Update: WPRI’s coverage is here with lots of info about the storm, warnings, etc.
Basically, if you are not out, don’t go out, if you are out, be careful.
Update: Now WPRI is Tweeting that the National Guard isn’t needed, crazy day.
RIDOT not using RI Nat’l Guard after all. Crews were able to clear storm drains. Comforting to know Guard is on standby though.
I still think getting the National Guard out would be a most excellent idea.
Update: Judging from this ProJo Video, the recommended attire for this evening is swimsuits and ice skates: