The wettest hour in New York City history
The heavy rain associated with Henri not only forced the concert celebrating New York City’s comeback to halt on Saturday, but it also caused New York City’s Central Park to surpass its daily rainfall record with 114. , 3 millimeters of rain.
The previous record was 106.4 millimeters of rain, which was from 1888.
It was also New York City’s wettest day since 2014. In addition, the storm broke the record for rainfall per hour in the entire history of the city.
“1.94” [pulgadas] of rain that fell last night from 10 pm to 11 pm in Central Park was the rainiest hour on record in New York City, “the NWS tweeted in New York this morning.
Cars partially submerged by flooding in Middletown, New Jersey
Cars were submerged in Middletown, New Jersey, due to flooding from Tropical Storm Henri on Sunday.
Strong gusty winds and flooding are expected along the coasts of southern New England and eastern Long Island this morning.
Henri weakened to a tropical storm
Henri has weakened slightly to a tropical storm, with maximum sustained winds now at 70 mph, according to the most recent update from the National Hurricane Center.
A hurricane has winds of 119 km / h or more. The storm is currently located about 50 miles southeast of Montauk Point, New York.