Warren police and fire crews warned residents in low lying areas Monday afternoon that waters are expected to rise after 6 p.m., when the wind shifts more into the southeast and the tide comes in. Residents who need assistance should call the police department at 245-1311.
By 4 p.m., the strongest winds were being felt in the Bristol Narrows and Laurel Park neighborhoods. Crowds flocked to Narrows Beach to watch the surf
. Emergency management director Al Galinelli said his crews were getting hectic responding to alarms and downed wires. There are scattered outages across Warren at 5 p.m.