Hurricane Henri Shifts Course, Eastern Mass. May Avoid Direct Hit

As Hurricane Henri rumbles toward the northeast part of the United States, forecasters and state officials say the storm has veered west, meaning eastern Massachusetts may not be hit as hard as originally expected.

Governor Charlie Baker, along with state public safety and transportation officials, held a press conference Saturday afternoon to provide an update on the storm response.

“It appears on track to head further west, which means making landfall closer to Connecticut and Rhode Island, which means we should avoid the direct hit that we’ve been anticipating for the past couple of days,” Baker said during

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