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Tropical Storm Henri expected to strike East Coast Sunday

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Posted at 7:11 AM, Aug 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-22 07:58:45-04

EAST COAST — Henri was upgraded to a hurricane in the late evening on Saturday. As of Sunday morning, it has been reduced to a tropical storm. Tropical Storm Henri is moving towards the north at 18 mph, has sustained winds of 70 mph, and wind gusts of 90 mph.

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The National Hurricane Center has the projected path of Henri striking the East Coast on Sunday.

Locations along the East Coast are bracing for damaging winds, flooding, and storm surge. Storm Surge Warnings are in effect for portions of Long Island, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and southeastern Massachusetts.

Heavy rainfall may lead to flash flooding, and the strong winds could generate extensive damage.

For the latest updates, stay tuned with FOX 17.