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Lived in Boston and New England from 1969 through 1982 and enjoyed several hurricanes and a bunch of tropical storms (Doria, Ginny, Doria, Carrie, Belle and Gloria) - this is nothing new for the area. There was a 30 year hiatus but Hurricane Henri is on track to provide some fun and games.

From National Public Radio:

New England Is Facing Its 1st Direct Hurricane Landfall In 30 Years
The National Hurricane Center has issued a rare hurricane watch for parts of New England, warning that Tropical Storm Henri will likely develop into a hurricane before making landfall on the northeastern U.S. coast this weekend.

"If Henri strikes southeast New England as a hurricane this weekend, it will be the first direct hurricane landfall since Bob in 1991," National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration spokesman Chris Vaccaro told NPR.

Henri's maximum sustained winds grew to 70 mph on Friday, making it "almost a hurricane," the NHC said in its 2 p.m. ET update. Hurricanes have sustained winds of at least 74 mph.

The hurricane watch was issued early Friday, covering a large portion of Long Island and areas from New Haven, Conn., to Sagamore Beach, Mass., the National Hurricane Center said. Resort islands such as Block Island, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket are also in the watch zone.

Watch them blame this on "climate change" in 3... 2... 1...

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This page contains a single entry by DaveH published on August 20, 2021 4:42 PM.

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