The National Weather Service (NWS) is warning residents about damaging winds and heavy rainfall for the Portsmouth area.
From the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency:
The @NWS says the storm off the coast will bring up to 4″ of rain to RI today-Fri. Expect damaging winds to blow down trees/power lines. Widespread power outages are expected. Travel will be difficult. If you lose power, call @nationalgridus (800) 465-1212