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Flood watch extended to 2 a.m. Tuesday

A flood watch for this region has been extended until 2 a.m. Aug. 24, as the remnants of Henri will bring more rain to the region, the National Weather Service said in a statement this morning.

Henri comes close, but skirts around Long Island

Long Island got lucky as Hurricane Henri, which pivoted east and west and back again as it traveled up the coast, stayed just east of the island dumping heaviest rains in parts of NYC, NJ and Connecticut.

Heavy rain, flooding expected today as Henri, now a tropical storm, tracks north

Tropical storm conditions are expected to arrive across the East End this morning, with hurricane conditions possible, according to the National Weather Service in Upton. North winds of 30 to 40 mph will becoming west 35 to 45 mph this afternoon. Hurricane and storm surge warnings remain in effect.

American Red Cross opens shelter at Riverhead High School

The American Red Cross has opened a shelter at Riverhead High School (700 Harrison Avenue, Riverhead) for residents who live in flood-prone areas that will be affected by Hurricane Henri, Riverhead Police announced this evening. Here's the latest on Henri from the National Hurricane Center.

State of emergency declared for Long Island ahead of Hurricane Henri

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency for Long Island, New York City and portions of upstate New York ahead of Hurricane Henri's arrival tomorrow.

Ready for Henri? Here’s a rundown on storm preparedness

Now's the time to prepare for the arrival of Henri, a strong tropical storm that is expected to intensify as it moves up the coast today and make landfall on Long Island Sunday either as a Category 1 hurricane or a strong tropical storm.

Henri likely to bring hurricane-force winds, flooding and severe beach erosion tomorrow

Hurricane Henri is expected to track across Long Island at or near hurricane strength Sunday, according to the latest National Weather Service advisory.

Henri expected to make landfall on Long Island Sunday at or near hurricane strength

A hurricane warning has been issued for Suffolk County east of the Fire Island Inlet on the south shore and east of Port Jefferson Harbor on the north shore. On the current forecast track, Henri is expected to make landfall in Long Island or southern New England on Sunday, according to the latest bulletin issued by the National Hurricane Center.

PSEG warns power outages from Henri may last up to 7-10 days

PSEG Long Island is warning that power outages Tropical Storm Henri, which is currently expected to bring heavy rains and high winds to the East End of Long Island this weekend, can cause some power outages that last “up to seven to 10 days.” 

Hurricane watch posted for Suffolk County

A hurricane watch is now in effect for eastern Suffolk County as Henri is forecast to be near the Northeast coast on Sunday and Monday.