Lee reminded us there are worse issues than being overprepared

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Atlantic storm Lee fortunately didn’t find yourself walloping elements of Maine the way in which it appeared prefer it may earlier final week. And naturally, that has led to some grumbling across the watercooler and on social media concerning the storm being overhyped and our collective anticipation being over-the-top.

However we’ll say this: There are worse issues than being overprepared.

At the start, Lee nonetheless took a tragic toll right here in Maine even when the severest projections didn’t materialize throughout the state. The storm claimed one life when a big tree fell on a Winterport man’s automobile on Saturday whereas he was driving, and his household is now mourning the lack of an “wonderful father, uncle, brother, buddy,” in line with a GoFundMe web page.