Atlantic storm Lee brings fierce winds, surf to Canada and New England; 1 man killed in Maine
By ROBERT F. BUKATY and DAVID SHARP Associated Press | Sunday, September 17, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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Waves crash against the rocks at Portland Head Light, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2023, in South Portland, Maine. Severe conditions were predicted across parts of Massachusetts and Maine, and hurricane conditions could hit the Canadian provinces of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, where the storm, Lee, downgraded early Saturday from hurricane to post-tropical cyclone, was expected to make landfall later in the day. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
BAR HARBOR, Maine (AP) — Atlantic storm Lee pummeled a large swath of New England and Maritime Canada with destructive winds, rough surf and torrential rains that toppled trees, flooded roadways and cut power to tens of thousands on Saturday. One person was killed in Maine when a tree limb fell on his vehicle.