Pawtuxet River http://ripr.org en Flood Warning Remains In Effect For Rhode Island http://ripr.org/post/flood-warning-remains-effect-rhode-island <p>Flood warnings remain in effect for Rhode Island rivers, but forecasters for with the National Weather Service says people shouldn't fear a repeat of the historic floods of March 2010; which were the worst in the state.&nbsp; However residents in Westerly were still worried.</p><p></p><p></p><p>Gail Quatromanni lives in a sprawling ranch with spectacular view of the Pawcatuck River.&nbsp; But it hasn't been looking very pretty in the last couple days.&nbsp; In a 24 hour period starting Sunday morning, Quatromanni said the river rose 19 inches.</p> Tue, 01 Apr 2014 12:36:08 +0000 Flo Jonic 31344 at http://ripr.org Flood Warning Remains In Effect For Rhode Island Rivers Rising Across Rhode Island http://ripr.org/post/rivers-rising-across-rhode-island <p>All eyes are on the Pawtuxet and Pawcatuck rivers as they are expected to rise even higher Friday night. The Blackstone River is also rising.</p><p>Two inches of rain fell between Thursday and Friday morning, according to the National Weather Service. It came in what was already a soggy week in Rhode Island. All the rain has pushed the Pawtuxet River to more than a foot above flood stage. The National Weather Service expects it to crest at 11 feet and remain high through Saturday night.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 19:20:39 +0000 Catherine Welch 16925 at http://ripr.org Residents Keep an Eye on Rising Pawtuxet River http://ripr.org/post/residents-keep-eye-rising-pawtuxet-river <p>The National Weather Service has extended flood warnings for the Pawtuxet and Pawcatuck Rivers.&nbsp; Over two inches of rain fell across many parts of Rhode Island Monday night, and more rain is expected Tuesday night.&nbsp;</p><p>This is the sound of the Pawtuxet River in Cranston, which is still rising due to heavy rain.&nbsp;&nbsp; Flood stage is for the Pawtuxet is 9 feet. The National Weather Service projects it will reach 11 feet by Wednesday afternoon.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 21:05:10 +0000 Flo Jonic 16732 at http://ripr.org Residents Keep an Eye on Rising Pawtuxet River