Meteorologist Lee Goldberg is urging individuals to benefit from the comparatively quiet climate circumstances at present and put together for Henri.
Situations will deteriorate quickly later tonight and develop into harmful tomorrow. Henri will ship life-threatening storm surge, damaging winds, and flooding rain. Be prepared for the opportunity of extended energy outages. Take this storm severely. Safe unfastened objects round your property. In case you are close to the coast have a plan to hunt increased floor.
This may seemingly be the primary hurricane to make landfall on Lengthy Island since Gloria in 1985. Not like Gloria, this storm will decelerate and transfer inland throughout CT, the Mid-Hudson Valley, and central New England inflicting widespread injury.
A Hurricane Warning is in impact for the south shore of Lengthy Island from Hearth Island Inlet to Montauk Level, the North shore of Lengthy Island from Port Jefferson Harbor to Montauk Level and New Haven, Connecticut, to west of Watch Hill, Rhode Island.
A Tropical Storm Warning is in impact for Port Jefferson Harbor to west of New Haven Connecticut, the south shore of Lengthy Island from west of Hearth Island Inlet to East Rockaway Inlet, Coastal New York and New Jersey west of East Rockaway Inlet to Manasquan Inlet, together with New York Metropolis.
One of many greatest points would be the storm surge from New York Metropolis to Cape Cod.
A Storm Surge Warning is in impact from Queens, New York throughout Lengthy Island. A Storm Surge Warning means there’s a hazard of life-threatening inundation, from rising water shifting inland from the shoreline, in the course of the subsequent 36 hours within the indicated areas.
The forecast surge might be as excessive as 2 to 4 toes from Queens to jap Lengthy Island and coastal Connecticut.
Henri is predicted to accentuate right into a hurricane on Saturday, the U.S. Nationwide Hurricane Middle stated.
As of 8:00 a.m. ET, Henri continued to slowly acquire energy and is nearly a hurricane with max sustained winds as much as 70 mph.
The present steerage from the Nationwide Hurricane Middle:
1. Harmful storm surge inundation is predicted to start late
tonight or Sunday in parts of Lengthy Island, Connecticut,
Rhode Island, and southeastern Massachusetts, the place a Storm Surge
Warning has been issued. Harmful storm surge is feasible
starting late tonight or Sunday in western parts of Lengthy
Island and Connecticut within the Storm Surge Watch space. Residents in
these areas ought to comply with any recommendation given by native officers.
2. Hurricane circumstances are anticipated to start late tonight or
Sunday in parts of Lengthy Island and Connecticut, the place a
Hurricane Warning has been issued. Hurricane circumstances are
potential late tonight or Sunday throughout parts of Rhode Island.
3. Heavy rainfall could result in appreciable flash, city, and small
stream flooding, together with the potential for widespread minor and
remoted reasonable river flooding, over parts of Lengthy Island, New
England, southeast New York and northern New Jersey.
4. Swells from Henri will proceed to have an effect on a lot of the east coast
of the U.S. via the weekend. These swells may trigger
life-threatening surf and rip currents.
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