Photos and videos show the initial damage and flooding Henri brought as it makes landfall

A completely flooded marina parking lot in Connecticut

A marina parking lot flooded.

The tropical storm brought heavy rain and strong wind gusts, with experts warning of storm surges and the potential for flooding.

A fallen tree in Rhode Island, where Henri touched down

A fallen tree on the road, completely blocking the path.

So far, Henri is packing maximum sustained winds of 60 miles per hour, according to an update from the National Hurricane Center.

Flooding on a major freeway in New York City

A fallen tree split in half in the backyard of a Rhode Island home

A tree split in half that fell on a house.

Flooding on New York streets

Early estimates predict at least $1 billion in damages as the storm pushes from New York to Maine.

Beach water extends far out onto the shore in Connecticut

Water on the beach extending way farther down the shore

Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont has declared a state of emergency ahead of Henri's landfall.

High water heights in Connecticut

A pier minorly flooded in Connecticut, with the water at the same level as the entrance to a house.

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) issued hurricane and storm surge watches for the coastal areas between New Haven, Connecticut, and Sagamore Beach, Massachusetts. The watches are also in effect for portions of Long Island's north and south shores, along with Nantucket, Martha's Vineyard, and Block Island.

Strong waves crash against a seawall in Long Island

Waves pound a seawall.

Water gushes down a New York City outdoor stairwell

Fallen trees in Rhode Island

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