Tracking Henri: Impacts on CT’s eastern shoreline

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OLD SAYBROOK, Conn. (WTNH) — News 8 provided live coverage across the state while we tracked Tropical Storm Henri.


News 8’s Tina Detelj went to Mystic as Henri moved through Connecticut. There was flooding seen along some roads and high tide moves in.

Watch the videos below for the latest updates:


Groton Town Police Department announced Sunday afternoon the Groton Town Manager has declared a state of emergency due to the impact of Tropical Storm Henri. 

“Emergency Management and Police Department urges citizens to stay indoors until the storm has passed for their own safety and for the safety of first responders.”

Groton has opened a storm shelter at Fitch High School at 101 Groton Long Point Road as of 6 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 21. Those seeking shelter at Fitch will be required to wear a facemask and answer COVID-related questions before entering.

If you have an emergency please call 911. If you need to contact the Groton Emergency Communications
Center they can be reached at 860-445-2000 or 860-445-2497 24 Hours a day.


News 8’s Ken Houston and Mackenzie Maynard were in Old Saybrook tracking Henri as it moves along the shoreline.

Watch the video below for updates:

WEB EXTRA: Neighbors in Old Saybrook tell News 8 they’ll ride out the storm at home despite evacuation orders

Do not drive through standing water or flooded streets. If you have an emergency please call 911.

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