A Tropical Storm Warning has been issued for a large part of New England as ther region braces Hurricane Lee‘s expected impacts ranging from damaging winds to heavy rain, power outages and flooding starting as early as Friday evening.
Various other tropical storm-related advisories have been issued for the New England and Canadian coastline, stretching from Massachusetts to Nova Scotia.
Boston could see sustained tropical-storm-force-winds by Friday evening through the first part of the weekend, and concerns are growing that with leaves still on trees the expected wind and possible heavy rain could snap branches and limbs and pull down power lines, leaving thousands of people in the dark.
Maine Gov. Janet Mills and the Maine Emergency Management …