Local weather change may deliver extra monster storms like Hurricane Lee to New England

With regards to hurricanes, New England can’t compete with Florida or the Caribbean.

However scientists mentioned Friday the arrival of storms like Hurricane Lee this weekend may grow to be extra widespread within the area because the planet warms, together with in locations such because the Gulf of Maine.

Lee remained a Class 1 hurricane late Friday night time with sustained winds of 80 mph (128 kph). The storm was forecast to brush the New England coast earlier than making landfall later Saturday within the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. States of emergency had been declared for Massachusetts and Maine.