Hurricane Henri continues to move north-northeast
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Update 21th of August 2021, 6.00 pm UTC
Hurricane Henri was located near latitude 35.4 North, longitude 21.8 West. The system is moving north-northeastward at 15 knots (28 km/h). This motion is expected to continue through tonight, followed by a turn toward the north-northwest on Sunday. Henri is forecasted to decrease in forward speed.
Henri is expected to make landfall on Long Island or in southern New England on Sunday.
Maximum sustained winds are near 65 knots (120 km/h). Some strengthening is expected tonight but the system should weaken before landfall on Sunday. Henri is forecasted to be at or near hurricane strength when it reaches the coasts of Long Island and southern New England.