“It can’t be stressed enough, that regardless of Lee’s designation, it will remain a large and dangerous cyclone while it approaches eastern New England and Atlantic Canada.” — National Hurricane Center
Vineyard Wind halted construction on its offshore wind site Monday, and the company is bringing boats back into the Port of New Bedford with parts onboard, ahead of the expected storm.
Local meteorologists say residents should expect tropical storm-force winds, dangerous rip currents, and rainy conditions starting Friday morning.
Hurricane Bob is a distant memory for most residents. But with Hurricane Lee at sea, a younger generation of South Coast emergency management leaders are preparing for the hurricane season’s peak.
The growing prevalence of tropical water conditions and exotic fish off Massachusetts points to an increase in warm core rings forming along the Gulf Stream, according to a researcher at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.
“I have a responsibility to act with urgency and resolve when our nation faces clear and present danger. And that’s what climate change is about. It is literally, not figuratively, a clear and present danger.” — President Joe Biden
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