October 3, 2023

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Lee makes landfall with near-hurricane strength in Canada after moving up Atlantic Ocean

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Lee made landfall with near-hurricane strength in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia on Saturday as a post-tropical cyclone, the National Hurricane Center said. The storm crashed ashore with maximum sustained winds of 70 mph, just below the 74 mph threshold for a Category 1 hurricane, according to the agency.

The onetime hurricane moved up the Atlantic Ocean this week, threatening the East Coast with life-threatening surf and rip currents. On Saturday, Lee was lashing parts of New England and southeastern Canada with heavy rain and powerful winds and causing dangerous storm surge.

By late Saturday night, a tropical storm warning for Maine had been canceled, the hurricane center said. However, tropical storm warnings remained in place for portions of the Canadian provinces of New…

2023-09-16 21:14:00

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