Hurricane Henri

Hurricane Henri

Henri formed as a small tropical storm in the open Atlantic near Bermuda on August 16th, 2021. The storm slowly strengthened into a hurricane as it moved west, towards the United States. Henri made its eventual landfall as a tropical storm near Westerly, Rhode Island on August 22nd, 2021.

Henri caused extensive flooding across the Northeast United States as 5 to 10 inches of rain fell in northern New Jersey, southern New York, and eastern Pennsylvania. Henri’s winds left nearly 150,000 homes without power.

In total, $700 million in damages were attributed to Hurricane Henri.

More information can be found in the National Hurricane Center’s complete report on Hurricane Henri.

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