This OES-16 East GeoColor satellite image shows Tropical Storm Henri in the Atlantic Ocean. (Photo credit: AP)

  • Intense winds and potentially dangerous tidal surges were expected
  • Henri was veering a bit further west than originally expected, placing eastern Long Island in its bull's-eye
  • A mandatory evacuation order was issued for some residents closest to the water in Madison, Connecticut

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Tropical Storm Henri is expected to turn north, according to forecasters. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@NHC_Atlantic)

  • Storm Henri was 280 miles southwest of Bermuda on Wednesday
  • It is expected to turn north, according to forecasters
  • It may cause dangerous rip currents.