Henri update; Plus outage, insurance info

August 22, 2021

The following information is from a 10 am Eversource update today, Sunday, August 22:

  • Henri is now expected to make landfall in Rhode Island this afternoon as a strong tropical storm, then weaken and head north tonight into Monday morning, drifting north/northwest into western Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire this evening.
  • With this eastward shift in track, wind impacts are increased for eastern Connecticut and central Massachusetts and lessened for western Connecticut.
  • Heavy rain will gradually spread north across Connecticut today, tapering down to scattered showers after 10 p.m. There is a slight chance of isolated tornadoes west of I-91.
  • Strong winds from Henri will impact the state today into tonight. Highest sustained winds are expected in southeastern Connecticut in the 30-45 mph range with gusts up to 65 mph.
  • Coastal flooding will occur with high tide cycles today and tonight, with a peak storm surge of 3-5 feet along the entire Connecticut coast.

You can report an outage to Eversource by calling 800-286-2000.

You can also go to outage.eversource.com

Outage Map: 


Do you have CT Insurance claims questions?  This page will be updated with contact information, bulletins regarding the claims process and other issues that may be activated during and after the storm:


Stay safe.