Lee made landfall with near hurricane strength in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia on Saturday as a post-tropical cyclone, the US National Hurricane Center said. The storm had maximum sustained winds of 70 mph, just below the 74 mph threshold for aaccording to the agency.
THEsurged up the Atlantic Ocean this week, threatening the U.S. East Coast with potentially deadly surf and rip currents.
On Saturday, Lee hit parts of New England with heavy rain and brought dangerous storm surge.
Lee made landfall in far western Nova Scotia around 4 p.m. EDT, the hurricane center said.
As of 5 p.m. EDT, the center of the storm was located about 80 miles south-southeast of Eastport, Maine, and about 150 miles west-southwest of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Scotland, the hurricane center said.
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