Storm batters southern NE, spares eastern MA, Everett
By JOSH RESNEK
The first possible hurricane to hit New England in 30 years was much ado about nothing, as Shakespeare might have written.
Henri turned out to be much less a problem for Greater Boston and the Cape than a destructive, fast-moving lightning and thunderstorm.
Here in Everett, a ride around the city Sunday afternoon revealed a small amount of flooding in the usual places, a few downed tree limbs, but no major damage of any kind anywhere as a result of the storm.
Curiosity seekers flocked to area beaches to watch the rising tides and waves Sunday, but even the ocean failed to exceed its limits on the Massachusetts east coast, which remained fairly calm.Continue reading “City weathers Henri’s wrath”