The excessive tide and a few storm surge introduced flooding to the car parking zone of the East Norwalk Boating and Yacht Membership at round midday.
The water was filling the parking mild on the Harbor Lights restaurant. There was no water when CBS2’s Tony Aiello arrived at round 9:45 a.m.
Throughout Superstorm Sandy, some buildings alongside the Norwalk River and the Lengthy Island sound obtained about two ft of water as a result of storm surge. That’s not what’s anticipated because of Henri, nonetheless.
Gov. Ned Lamont is predicted to carry a briefing on storm response at 1 p.m.
As #Henri strikes in, we’re working to clear tree injury attributable to the robust winds, like right here in Outdated Saybrook. Our troubleshooters and tree crews might be centered on clearing blocked roads—making our communities secure and permitting crews entry to revive energy. pic.twitter.com/VCcbLLyq1i
— Eversource CT (@EversourceCT) August 22, 2021
Eversource Vitality tweeted an image of a tree on energy traces in Outdated Saybrook. That took out energy to greater than 10,000 residents in that space.
Lamont says that, after a horrible response following Tropical Storm Isaias, the state has been everywhere in the utility corporations to enhance, and so they’ve informed him they’re prepared for no matter Henri brings.
“They’re going to have twice as many individuals on the bottom prepositioned as we had a yr in the past. That makes an enormous distinction, and we’re going to have the ability to reply sooner, and reply in a approach that does all the pieces we are able to to maintain you secure,” Lamont mentioned.
Which means abiding by that saying “Flip round, don’t drown” once you see water masking a roadway. All alongside coastal Connecticut, there are roads that go beneath the Metro North New Haven line, that are infamous for flooding in storms. That’s been an enormous focus of the cities up and down the coast, Aiello reported.
We’re a part of the Mutual Help Community — a bunch of utilities able to journey and help different’s throughout storms. Right this moment, our crews left at 6 a.m. headed towards Hartford, CT in anticipation of #Henri making landfall. pic.twitter.com/OKRuXwlV7b
— Georgia Energy (@GeorgiaPower) August 22, 2021
Crews from Georgia Energy are being dispatched to Connecticut to help in restoring energy.
CLICK HERE to test the Eversource outage map.
The worst of the rain and wind remains to be on the way in which. Connecticut is predicted to get pounded for a number of hours Sunday afternoon.
https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2021/08/22/parts-of-connecticut-experiencing-flooding-as-henri-brings-storm-surge-heavy-rains/ | Elements Of Connecticut Experiencing Flooding As Henri Brings Storm Surge, Heavy Rains – CBS New York