CONNECTICUT, USA — As Hurricane Henri approaches Connecticut, officials have given mandatory and voluntary evacuation notices to residents in the path of the hurricane.
Gov. Ned Lamont declared a state of emergency on Friday.
East Haven: Mandatory
Over 50 streets in East Haven are mandatory evacuation zones. The list of exact streets are found here. Residents from this area are asked to move by 9 p.m. tonight.
Residents living on Shore Avenue, South Prospect Street, Beach Pond Road, Jupiter Point Road, and Pine Island Road are asked to evacuate by 10 p.m. tonight. More information can be found here.
New Haven: Recommended
Mayor Blumenthal recommended evacuations for these New Haven residents: East Shore residents south of Myron Street. Fair Haven Residents on Haven Street and John Murphy Drive. City Point Residents on South Water Street.
Old Saybrook: Recommended
The Office of Emergency Management strongly urges all resident to evacuate their homes starting Saturday afternoon. More information can be found here.
Middletown: State of Emergency
Mayor Floresheim declared a state of emergency starting at 9 p.m. today. All residents are recommended to be prepared for the storm and possible power outages.
The Connecticut State Emergency Operations Center will become partially activated on Saturday, August 21, and fully active Sunday morning.
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