Wind advisory in effect

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The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Southeast Massachusetts and all of Rhode Island.

Strong to damaging winds with sustained wind gusts of up to 60 mph are likely through 1 p.m. today. Damage to trees, power lines and property are possible.

Residents are encouraged to secure any loose items.

National Grid is on alert, as power outages are likely.

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