It is possible that Professor Fernald may show conclusively that Leif's landfall was north of the St Lawrence.
The Danish antiquarian Rafn, in his monumental Antiquitates Ainericanae, published in 1837, and much discussed in America at that time, held for Rhode Island as Leif's landfall and the locality of Thorfinn's colony.
Everything needs to be ready, especially if the hurricane shifts to make landfall.
San Salvador, however, claims historical precedence as the landfall of Columbus on his memorable voyage.
It made landfall near Galveston, Texas, as a Category 2 hurricane.