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Northeastern US ports shut down ahead of Tropical Storm Henri’s arrival, threatening to further snarl shipping supply chains

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Ports in southeastern New England have been shut down by the US Coast Guard ahead of the pummeling winds and heavy rain that will slam the region as Tropical Storm Henri moves through on Sunday.

The ports of Narragansett Bay, Mount Hope Bay, Buzzards Bay, Cape Cod Bay, Vineyard Sound, and Nantucket Sound are currently at hurricane condition ZULU, meaning the ports are closed due to gale force winds and no ships are allowed in or out, the Coast Guard said in a statement late Saturday.

Previously, the ports were at condition YANKEE, meaning a tropical or details ⇒

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