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Flights canceled, thousands without power as Tropical Storm Henri makes landfall

Tropical Storm Henri made landfall at 12:15 p.m. Sunday near Westerly, Rhode Island, the National Hurricane Center said, as thousands of customers already without power braced for the full effect of the storm.

Winds of 60 mph were reported at the time of landfall, the NHC said.

Tropical storm warnings extended from coastal Connecticut and Rhode Island to the luxurious oceanfront estates of the Hamptons on the eastern end of Long Island, New York, The Associated Press reported.

More than 100,000 power outages were reported for customers up the northern East Coast as of 5:00 p.m. Sunday, with most of them in Rhode Island. Connecticut, Massachusetts, New York and New Hampshire also reported outages.In New Jersey, at least 86 people were rescued from flooded vehicles related to the tropical storm by Sunday afternoon, according to the Newark Department of Public Safety.

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