Tropical Storm Henri is expected to bring strong winds and dump several inches of rain across New England in the next few days.

With the way the models are trending Friday evening, Henri is expected to make landfall on Sunday as a Category 1 Hurricane and the main threats are expected to be storm surge, wind, and rain, forecasters said.

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The system was centered in the Atlantic Ocean about 660 miles south of Montauk Point, New York moving about 7 mph northwest. It had maximum sustained winds of 70 mph and gusts of up to 85 mph.

In the Bekshires, the highest threat is attributed to flooding downpours. The area may see upwards of 6 to 8 inches of rain.

In other areas, Henri is expected to drop an average of 2 to 5 inches of rain. Inside Interstate 495, residents will see about an inch to 2 inchs. The Cape is not expected to see more than an inch.

Upon landfall Sunday, peak wind gusts are expected to sit between 30 and 40 mph for much of the Bay State excluding the south coast and areas of Cape Cod which will bear 40 to 50 mph winds.

Parts of the south coast, southern Connecticut and southern Rhode Island are likely to see the most impact from power outages Scattered outages can be expected throughout all of Massachusetts starting as early as Sunday afternoon. Tree damage is also likely to be more concentrated in these areas as well.

Residents should make sure to charge devices, have flashlights handy and stock up on gasoline for generators.

Astronomically high tides paired up with this weekend’s full moon Saturday night has the potential to bring storm surges of 3 to 5 feet along Cape Cod communities.

Visit the 7Weather page for the latest updates.

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