Henri was around 525 miles south of Montauk Point early Saturday and going directly toward Long Island.
The center of the tempest is relied upon to ignore eastern Suffolk County, however its solid winds, substantial downpour and possibly damaging tempest flood to whole area.
With maximum supported winds at 70 mph – 5 mph shy of hurricane status — Henri was as yet a tropical tempest Saturday morning, yet it is relied upon to acquire strength as it moves north at around 12 mph. A hurricane cautioning is in actuality for the vast majority of Suffolk County.
New Yorkers can hope to begin feeling Henri’s winds late Saturday night. While the center of the tempest is relied upon to make landfall in Long Island, there’s a 70-80 percent chance blasts up to 70 mph will blow through the five districts, National Hurricane Center forecasts show.
That could lead to broad power blackouts. Con Edison said it is acquiring 1,500 additional workers from different areas to assist with reestablishing power. Specialists have cautioned power blackouts in certain spaces could keep going for quite a long time.
Henri is relied upon to dump however much 10 crawls of downpour on the focal pieces of Long Island, and however much 6 creeps on pieces of the city and Northern New Jersey. That could lead to flash floods in a large part of the district.
Tempest flood is additionally a major concern for Long Island, however for parts of the city, New Jersey and Southern Connecticut, especially since Henri is showing up that very day as a full moon.
The National Hurricane Center said early Saturday that the water could ascend by 3-to-5 feet in the Long Island Sound, including Flushing and the waterfront Bronx, and on the sea side of Suffolk from Mastic Beach east to Montauk.
The Rockaways, Southern Brooklyn and Staten Island could see a 2-to-4-foot storm flood. The city said all beaches are shut on Sunday and Monday.