Hurricane Lee Forecast to Hit New England Friday

Hurricane Lee is expected to bring heavy rain and strong winds to the New England coast Friday.

The National Hurricane Center says Lee will likely still be a large and dangerous cyclone when it reaches southeastern New England late Friday night.

It’s projected to move over Maine and Atlantic Canada this weekend.

A Tropical Storm Watch is in effect across coastal portions of New Hampshire and Maine.

Forecasters are calling for large, pounding surf and three feet of storm surge.