Henri was downgraded to a tropical storm and made landfall in Rhode Island, but will still bring heavy rain and flooding to parts of New York and New England.
The system had maximum sustained winds of 60 mph when it made landfall near Westerly at 12:15 p.m., according to the National Hurricane Center. More than 120,000 customers are without power in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
New York has declared a state of emergency in more than two dozen counties. A tropical storm warning remains along the coast from East Rockaway Inlet in New York to Chatham, Massachusetts and the islands of Block Island, Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyar
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“Threat to life”:Tropical Storm Henri could hit parts of the northeast with up to 12 inches of rain
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The National Hurricane Center has warned that some areas could receive up to 12 inches of rain. Flash floods were reported Sunday morning in New York City. Brooklyn had received 6.48 inches of rain by 8:45 a.m. on Saturday and Manhattan was approaching 5 inches of rain.
Here are places where you can find live maps to help you track the storm in real time:
Windy is a weather forecast site that originally focused on wind animation, but tracks other weather changes. It aggregates the data and lets you add or remove layers to show expected precipitation, temperature, air quality, fire intensity, and four dozen other factors. You can read or drag a timeline to view the forecast up to 10 days in the future.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s NowCOAST web mapping portal provides live meteorological, oceanographic and coastal hydrological coverage. You can set automatic updates for as little as five minutes on your browser. It covers all of the coastal waters of the United States, including the Great Lakes.
The Cooperative Atmospheric Research Institute partners with NOAA and publishes models, trackers and infrared images.
NBC News had a live Henry tracking video on YouTube that alternated between the storm’s predicted track and a surface map.
The Tropical Weather subreddit has 102,000 members and provides updates on Henri.
USA Today has its own hurricane tracker to track storms in 2021. You can analyze the historical path of the system with information at each data point and see the projected forecast area. A drop-down list in the upper left corner allows you to check and uncheck previous storms this year.