The Newport Police issued a press release this morning recommending shelter in place for safety and to be aware of flooding, down branches, live electric wires, high ocean tides and reminder to keep electronics charged.

According to Newport Police, the following is a list of roads closed due to unsafe conditions:

  • Ocean Drive
  • Memorial BLVD
  • Parker Street
  • Wellington Area
  • Point Sections

“Many more roads may be closed during the storm plan accordingly,” Newport Police states.

The following photos were provided by Newport Police.

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Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).