Cyclone Lee Lashes New England, Hammers Canada; 300,000 Without Power

  • A second death related to Lee in the U.S. was reported Saturday as the sprawling storm pounded New England with damaging winds that have left nearly 300,000 customers across both the U.S. and Canadawithout power.
  • The first death happened in Florida earlier this week when then-Hurricane Lee churned up dangerous rip currents that officials said led to the drowning of a 15-year-old swimmer. On Saturday, police said winds from Post-Tropical Cyclone Lee knocked down a tree onto a car in Searsport, Maine, and killed a 50-year-old man inside.
  • According to the National Hurricane Center, the storm came ashore on Long Island off Nova Scotia, Canada, with winds of about 70 mph.
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