As of Saturday morning, Lee has been downgraded to a post-tropical cyclone. New England, however, has already started to see the effects, from strong winds to coastal flooding. The tide paired with the storm surge will likely cause additional flooding to normally dry areas near the coast as the rising water moves inland. The storm also caused a vibrant New England sunset last night. Take a look at some of the photos and videos of the storm’s impact on New England and Canada: Waves crash against a breakwater in Port Maitland, Nova Scotia, Canada. Bill Curry/Associated Press People watch rough surf and waves, remnants of Tropical Storm Lee, crash along the shore of Bailey Island, Maine, on Saturday, Sept 16, 2023. Jim Gerberich/Associated Press A downed tree is shown in a yard in Fredericton, N.B. on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2023. 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. Stephen MacGillivray/Associated Press The sun set behind the city skyline in advance of Hurricane Lee, Friday, Sept. 15, 2023, in Boston. Michael Dwyer/Associated Press Sisters Kathleen Cavanaugh (left) and Kelly Cavanaugh braced themselves as the walked into the wind at Mayflower Beach in Dennis. Erin Clark/Globe Staff A woman walked in the wind at Copley Square in Boston on Saturday. Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff Jiwani Altun of Boston looked through a telescope as Kevin Dapper and Megan Koy of Houston view Boston Harbor from Long Wharf. Craig F. Walker/Globe Staff Sean Clark took advantage of the weather while kite surfing Chapin Memorial Beach in Dennis on Saturday. Erin Clark/Globe Staff Rick Leiser handed his wife, Gale, the sign for Galyn’s restaurant in Bar Harbor, Maine Saturday morning. “We should have done this yesterday” said Gale. Tanner Pearson For The Boston Globe A man braced himself as he took a picture of the surf at Chapin Memorial Beach in Dennis. Erin Clark/Globe Staff Karen Diggins walked out to Lighthouse Beach in Chatham on Saturday morning. Winds reached up to 60 mph as Hurricane Lee made its way up the coast. Erin Clark/Globe Staff Aria Nickerson and Mia Lyons covered from the pelting sand as they headed into the wind visiting Chapin Memorial Beach in Dennis. Erin Clark/Globe Staff A Chatham police officer kept an eye on a downed tree on Saturday morning. Winds reached up to 60 mph as Hurricane Lee made its way up the coast. Erin Clark/Globe Staff People walked out to Lighthouse Beach in Chatham on Saturday morning. Winds reached up to 60 mph as Hurricane Lee made its way up the coast. Erin Clark/Globe Staff Chris Corbett walked along a breakwater in Scituate Harbor as huge wave breaks behind him. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff A huge wave crashed into homes along Turner Road in Scituate at high tide. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff The new seawall in Marshfield's Brant Rock provided a vantage point to photograph the surf. John Tlumacki/Globe Staff Some had to scurry from foam from waves crashing onto Plum Island. Jonathan Wiggs/Globe Staff A person walked along a sidewalk in Bar Harbor, Maine as the tropic storm began. Tanner Pearson For The Boston Globe Visitors walked along the waterfront in strong wind and rain as weather associated with Hurricane Lee hits the region, Saturday in Bar Harbor, Maine. Robert F. Bukaty/Associated Press A pine tree lays on power lines after it was knocked over due to Post-Tropical Cyclone Lee on Sept. 16 in Eastport, Maine. Joe Raedle/Getty A person walked through Adamant Park in Bar Harbor, Maine as the tropic storm began on Saturday. Tanner Pearson For The Boston Globe A warning sign was displayed on Park Loop Rd. along shoreline closure at Acadia National Park in Maine on Saturday. Robert Bumsted/Associated Press Karen Diggins and her son Jake watched the waves crash onto Nauset Beach in Orleans on Saturday morning. Winds reached up to 60 mph as Hurricane Lee made its way up the coast. Erin Clark/Globe Staff People walk as the wind and rain from what was formerly Hurricane Lee and is now a post-tropical cyclone affect the area on Saturday in Eastport, Maine. Joe Raedle/Getty Waves crash on Egg Rock off the coast of Acadia National Park during severe weather Saturday near Bar Harbor, Maine. Robert F. Bukaty/Associated Press Life threatening surf and rip currents are affecting the east coast, according to the National Weather Service. Downed trees and power outages and predicted to impact the area, and Eversource, the region’s largest energy deliverer, has already started working on the damage. A calm before the storm: Last night, a colorful sunset ranging from purple to red caught the region’s interest. The sun sets behind the city skyline in advance of Hurricane Lee, Friday, Sept. 15, 2023, in Boston. Michael Dwyer/Associated Press Visitors photograph the evening sky in advance of Hurricane Lee, Friday, Sept. 15, 2023, in Bar Harbor, Maine. Red skies at night usually portend fair weather but Saturday's weather is predicted to be stormy. Robert F. Bukaty/Associated Press The sun sets Friday, Sept. 15, 2023, in Cambridge, Mass., ahead of expected stormy weather as the region prepares for the anticipated arrival of Hurricane Lee. Steve LeBlanc/Associated Press
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