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Hurricane Lee alert in the USA: states that could be impacted and when it will arrive

Hurricane Lee is barreling north and could affect cities across the East Coast of the United States. Know when it will arrive and the affected areas.

Eye of a hurricane, the calm in the tempest

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) has issued tropical storm and hurricane watches for parts of the US East Coast ahead of Hurricane Lee’s arrival.

Lee remains a Category 2 hurricane, and according to the National Weather Service, it was moving about 380 miles south-southwest of Bermuda, with maximum sustained winds of 105 mph (165 km/h).

Hurricane Lee threatens Northeast

Tropical storm and hurricane watches have been issued for parts of New England and the northeastern United States. In addition, a storm surge warning has been issued for parts of southeastern Massachusetts, including Cape Cod and Nantucket, on Friday night and Saturday.

Hurricane Lee threatened to deal a blow to parts of the region and Atlantic Canada. Lee’s arrival is expected later this week and over the weekend. Lee’s winds could reach parts of New England by Friday night. NWS predicts that Lee will likely remain a large and dangerous hurricane through the weekend, and has posted a warning that “hurricane conditions, heavy rainfall, and coastal flooding are possible in portions of eastern Maine on Saturday.”

These are the alerts and warnings in force in the United States:

  • Hurricane Watch in effect for Stonington, Maine to the US-Canada border
  • Tropical Storm Warning in effect for Bermuda
  • Tropical storm warning in effect for:
    • Watch Hill, Rhode Island to Stonington, Maine
    • Block Island
    • Martha's Vineyard
    • Nantucket
  • Storm surge warning is in effect. valid for:
    • Cape Cod Bay
    • Nantucket

Regardless of its exact path, the storm’s impacts are expected to be widespread in New England, even if it does not make landfall.


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