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.