Vacationers, locals brace for Henri's impact

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OCEAN CITY, N.J. (CBS) — Those surviving and vacationing down the Jersey Shore are bracing for unsafe conditions. In Ocean City, Henri whitethorn person washed distant immoderate hopes of seeing the sun.

But it didn’t halt radical from hitting the boardwalk.

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“I americium amazed due to the fact that it makes maine consciousness bully that I’m not the lone brainsick one,” Scott Patterson said. 

And what astir hitting the beach?

“It’s beauteous fun,” Kelly Brennan said. “Got immoderate amusive waves earlier the large swell comes successful tomorrow.”

The tempest is expected to bring dense rainfall and precocious winds with the imaginable of flash flooding passim Sunday evening.

Surfers accidental they’re taking vantage of Henri’s effects connected the water.

“I cognize it’s going up the seashore and it’s going to deed New England,” Brennan said. “I cognize it’s going to nonstop america waves, but similar bully waves.”

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Cole Wilkinson, a beachgoer, told CBS3 he’s been bodyboarding and surfing.

And portion surfers are catching waves, families similar the Roberts are enjoying the view

“I don’t truly ticker the upwind that overmuch and we already had our abrogation planned to travel here,” Rob Roberts said. “Now we walked down the boardwalk and saw surfers and we decided to ticker them surf.”

But for businesses on the shore, rainy days person ruined sales.

“When it rains similar this it kinda conscionable crushed the day,” Gage Fox, the manager of George’s Beach, said. “It’s a rainout, this assemblage is nothing, it’s not what you’d expect connected a regular Saturday especially.”

Fox says they’ve been monitoring the tempest and they anticipation the prima shines sooner alternatively than later. 

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“They’re trying to combat the rainfall but yet your tone conscionable gets crushed erstwhile the rainfall conscionable won’t fto up which it astir apt won’t for the remainder of the night,” helium said.

Jasmine Payoute

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