Hurricane Lee is moving toward the northeast, and much of the New England coast is on alert for impacts.
With a tropical storm watch for the coast of Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and part of Maine – and a hurricane watch for the coast of Maine from Stonington north and east – life-threatening conditions could begin to be felt in the region by Friday
Hazards from the hurricane include wind, storm surge and rain, according to the National Weather Service.
To gauge when the storm will start dumping rain in the area, this series of maps shows the NBC10 Boston First Alert forecast as of Thursday morning.
Rain will likely reach Cape Cod and the Maine coast around midnight Saturday, while Boston may avoid much of the rain. For a more detailed look at our Hurricane Lee forecast, click here.
Today: sunrise and low humidity. Highs in the mid-70s. Overnight: Clouds slowly increasing. Lows in the 50s. Friday: Clouds and waves arrive ahead of Hurricane Lee. Highs 65-70. Saturday: Tropical Storm Watch – Impact of Hurricane Lee – Coastal winds, beach erosion and coastal flooding for some – Rain to the east, showers to the west. Highs are around 70.