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Goodnight, Irene: Photos from Narragansett, RI

31 Aug

Tropical Storm Irene ripped through Rhode Island on Sunday leaving downed trees and power lines throughout the state. Luckily, we escaped with only a split tree and a yard full of branches:

Ironically, the day after the storm was a perfect 10–sunny, 70 degrees, no humidity, and not a cloud in the sky. After a quick yard clean up, we drove down to watch the surfers take on the waves at Narragansett Beach:

Wipe out!

A little bit down the road from the beach is a hidden outcropping of rocks called Black Point where we got a great view of the waves and some water birds:

Our thoughts are with all those still without power and flooded. Please be safe.