Henri hits the US Northeast



Tropical Storm Henri is slamming the northeastern United States.


The storm is bringing dangerous storm surge inundation, damaging winds, heavy rainfall and flooding to Long Island, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts.


Flooding from the heavy rain is also expected well inland across parts of Vermont, New Hampshire, upstate New York, eastern Pennsylvania, and much of New Jersey.


Storm surge of 2 to 4 feet is possible for regions including Narragansett Bay, Buzzards Bay, Vineyard Sound, and Nantucket Sound.


Rainfall amounts of 3 to 6 inches are expected over portions of Long Island, New England, southeast New York, New Jersey, and northeast Pennsylvania Sunday into Monday, with isolated maximum totals near 12 inches.


Conditions are expected to slowly improve across the region by Tuesday.


Henri is expected to bring light rain to Quebec and the Maritimes on Monday. No significant wind is expected. The highest rainfall amounts are expected over Nova Scotia here up to 30 mm is possible.


Long period swell up to 2 metres is expected along the South Shore of Nova Scotia today. Waves of 3 to 5 metres are expected over open water later today.


Rip currents are possible along the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia on Sunday and Monday.