How weakened tropical storm Henri will affect Maine | MCUTimes

How weakened tropical storm Henri will affect Maine

Tropical Storm Henri has weakened after landing early Sunday afternoon in Rhode Island. At 5 p.m., Henri is centered twenty miles southwest of Hartford, Connecticut. Sustained winds are at 40 mph and forward movement is slowed down, Henri is now moving west-northwest at just 7 mph. Southern New England and Long Island, New York are experiencing the worst effects of the storm, which include storm surge, flooding in the country and strong winds that will cause power outages. By 5 p.m. Sunday, more than 110,000 customers were without power throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. More than 70,000 of the customers without power in Rhode Island alone. Tracking Henri: Latest Maps, Models, Tracks Now that Henri is over land, the storm will continue to weaken significantly as it lingers over southern and western New England. The remnants of Henri will then move across New Hampshire and Maine before moving into Maine Bay on Tuesday. If the course holds, Maine will see windy showers and showers with rain showers later Sunday through Monday and into early Tuesday. The heaviest rain in our area could fall over the higher terrain of western Maine back through the White Mountains of New Hampshire. There will be no consistent rainfall, but instead waves of rain as the storm slowly moves through. Eventually, most of Maine will get an inch or less of rain from the storm. Parts of southern Maine have a low chance of seeing tropical storm strength. Hard surfing, river currents and minor splashes over or beach erosion are a major threat. The National Weather Service has issued a high level of surfing advice for the entire Maine coast until Monday morning. Surf can be 5 to 8 feet. A coastal river declaration has also been issued around high tide near midnight on Sunday evening. Common vulnerable roads along the Maine and New Hampshire coasts can be flooded with water near high tide. Stay tuned to Maine’s full weather for updates on Henri’s current and forecast position.

Tropical Storm Henri has weakened after landing early Sunday afternoon in Rhode Island.

From kl. 17 Henri is centered twenty miles southwest of Hartford, Connecticut. Sustained winds are at 40 mph and forward movement is slowed, Henri is now moving west-northwest with only 7 mph.

Southern New England and Long Island, New York are experiencing the worst effects of the storm, which include storm surges, inland floods and strong winds that will cause power outages.

By 5 p.m. Sunday, more than 110,000 customers were without power throughout Massachusetts, Connecticut and Rhode Island. More than 70,000 of those customers without power in Rhode Island alone.

Tracking Henri: Latest maps, models, tracks

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Now that Henri is over land, the storm will continue to weaken significantly as it lingers over southern and western New England.

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The remains of Henri then move across New Hampshire and Maine before moving into Maine Bay on Tuesday.

If the course holds, Maine will see windy showers and showers with rain showers later Sunday through Monday and into early Tuesday.

The heaviest rain in our area could fall over the higher terrain of western Maine back through the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

There will be no consistent rainfall, but instead waves of rain as the storm slowly moves through. Eventually, most of Maine will get an inch or less of rain from the storm.

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Parts of southern Maine have a low chance of seeing tropical storm strength.

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Hard surfing, river currents and minor splashes over or beach erosion are a major threat.

The National Weather Service has issued one advice on high surfing for the entire Maine coast until Monday morning. Surf can be 5 to 8 feet. A coastal river declaration has also been issued around high tide near midnight on Sunday evening. Common vulnerable roads along the Maine and New Hampshire coasts can be flooded with water near high tide.

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Stay tuned to Maine’s full weather for updates on Henri’s current and forecast position.

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