Henri live updates: Tropical storm warnings discontinued

Henri continues to churn across the Northeast after weakening from a tropical storm to a tropical depression Sunday night.

Henri made landfall early Sunday afternoon in Rhode Island, bringing wind gusts up to 70 mph and storm surge up to 4 feet to surrounding regions.

The system weakened to a tropical depression Sunday night and is expected to move northwest from upstate New York to southern Vermont on Monday.

Dangerous storm surge, hurricane conditions and flooding rain will continue in parts of the Northeast.

Here’s how the news is developing today. All times Eastern.


Aug 23, 5:43 am

Over 53,000 without power in 2 states

More than 53,000 customers across two states were still without power early Monday morning as Henri slowly moved over the New England area.

As of 5 a.m. ET, there were 44,104 customers without power in Rhode Island, where Henri made landfall, while 9,737 were without power in Connecticut, according to data collected by PowerOutage.US.

-ABC News’ Will Gretsky.


Aug 22, 8:46 pm

Henri downgraded to tropical depression

Henri continued to weaken Sunday night and is now downgraded to a tropical depression, according to the National Hurricane Center.

The storm is now located 10 miles southwest of Hartford, Connecticut and has sustained winds of 35 mph.

The National Hurricane Center warned that the storm will continue to produce heavy rainfall and flooding across portions of southern New England and Northern mid-Atlantic states through Monday.

-ABC News’ Hope Osemwenkhae

Source: ABC