What’s worse: Wind or rain? What to know as Henri swoops in

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NEW YORK (AP) — It’s called tropical weather, but wherever it’s expected to deed is thing but. A tropical tempest named Henri made landfall connected the Rhode Island coastline astatine midday Sunday. Although Henri was downgraded from a hurricane earlier it deed and was weakening arsenic it moved implicit land, it’s inactive packing a punch. The top menace from a tempest this size is water. Heavy rains origin tempest surges and inland flooding, and historically, those things person threatened beingness and spot much than precocious winds. Remember 2011’s Irene? It, too, was downgraded to a tropical tempest but inactive ravaged Vermont with historical flooding.

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