Henri Now A Hurricane; Expected To Make Rare Landfall In New York or New England

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — Henri is present a hurricane and is expected to marque a uncommon landfall successful New York.

The 11 a.m. advisory from the National Hurricane Center issued uprgraded Henri to a hurricane.

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The tempest has apical winds of 75 mph and is moving determination north-northeast astatine 14 mph.

It’s inactive astir 465 miles southbound of Montauk connected New York’s Long Island.

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Henri was expected to stay astatine oregon adjacent hurricane spot erstwhile it makes landfall midafternoon Sunday, which the hurricane halfway said could beryllium connected Long Island oregon successful confederate New England — astir apt Connecticut.

Storm surge and the tide could origin precocious h2o successful coastal New England arsenic Henri moves inland. Heavy rainfall and upwind whitethorn besides nutrient flooding.

Long Island hasn’t taken a nonstop deed from a hurricane since Hurricane Bob successful 1991, a Category 2 tempest that killed astatine slightest 17 people.

New York hasn’t had a nonstop deed from a large hurricane play tempest since Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc in 2012.

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CBSMiami.com Team

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