The storm emerged from the Gulf of Mexico near New Orleans, where up to a foot of rainfall fell in parts of the city over the Labor Day weekend.
While pumps and levees kept New Orleans relatively flood-free, officials said several outlying parishes experienced flooding and other storm-related damage.
Chattanooga, Tenn., experienced an extreme meteorological reveral when it went from its driest August on record to receiving a record 24-hour rainfall of 8.16 inches due to remnants of Lee passing over the Appalachians.
Tropical Storm Lee Track
Satellite Loop Data: CIMSS