All Rights Reserved. A complex of storms rolled through central New York and became severe as it raced east. Tornado warnings issued … Active weather through the summer in Maine caused damage on multiple occasions. Hail was reported to be walnut sized (about an inch and a half in diameter) with wind gusts of around 60 miles per hour. NASA/Wildfire Today. Chances are slim that more severe thunderstorms will occur this year, but if they do, expect this article to be updated. WOLFEBORO, N.H. — A strong thunderstorm fired up in the Lakes Region of New Hampshire early Saturday afternoon, prompting the National Weather Service to issue a tornado warning for the area at 12:40 p.m. The National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed the tornado and estimated its maximum wind speed to be 80 miles per hour with a maximum wind path of 100 yards. The storm that moved in just south of Grand Falls and was the subject of a tornado warning in Maine has weakened, according to CBC meteorologist Kalin Mitchell. Porter and Portland both dealt with some damage related to the stormy conditions. My video above highlights hail that fell in Scarborough. A review of the 2020 severe weather season in Maine and New Hampshire Wind damage, hail, flooding, and even a tornado. Thunder, lightning, and hail in Scarborough, ME right now. #NCMwx #MEwx pic.twitter.com/7jWUKnEZCF. Maine Emergency Management Agency coordinates the State of Maine's programs of emergency preparedness, response, recovery, mitigation and homeland security. Live update on @newscentermaine right after the @MEPublicHealth press conference. The remnants of these tropical systems tend to bring really impressive wind profiles with them, leaving the atmosphere ripe for rotating storms. Several Mainers reported hail as the storms moved through. The best way to send us pictures now is by using the "Near Me" section of the NEWS CENTER Maine app. The article linked below has a more in-depth analysis of the meteorology behind these three events. Hurricane-force winds slam California, raise wildfire danger. On average, Maine sees two tornadoes per year but on July 1, 2017, Maine experienced the biggest tornado outbreak in state history when five tornadoes occurred in just a span of four hours, three of which were rated EF-1 while the other two were EF-0. Even still, the storms that rolled through were potent and somewhat organized. In Maine, July is typically the peak month for tornadoes. Fortunately, there were no injuries or fatalities. While Maine and New Hampshire did not deal with most of the damage directly, this is still an impressive event for New England. Strong thunderstorms in Upstate New York and northern Vermont moved east, eventually crossing into northern New Hampshire and western Maine. RELATED: Hail damages more than 1,000 vehicles at Marc Motors in Sanford. The state of Maine experienced its first tornado of the year last Saturday afternoon. Our goal is to keep Maine informed about the the threat of Tornadoes and Severe weather. On August 24, more severe weather happened in Maine. The tornado had an intensity of EF0 — the lowest on the scale — with top wind speeds of 70 mph. Further, all of the tornado reports in the U.S. that day only came from Maine. Most of the reported damage was from strong wind gusts, especially in Somerset county where a telephone pole was snapped in half. @MeteoroloJess is tracking it. A derecho is defined as a strong line of thunderstorms that produces severe wind gusts (58 mph or higher) along most of its path and travels at least 250 miles. The last tornado warning issued for parts of Maine happened a year later on July 1, 2018. Follow our whole team on social media, online, and on air for updates as we get into snow season. NWS Gray, which forecasts for New Hampshire and the western half of Maine, issued 8 tornado warnings this year. On Saturday, July 11, a tornado touched down in Hiram in southwestern Maine at about 3:30 p.m. EDT and continued for about five miles to Sebago in Cumberland County. Again, the majority of the damage reports were wind related and lead to tree damage. Isolated wind damage reports trickled in across Maine, but the more impressive weather was the following day. These storms were in an environment primed for keeping their strength and organization. As the sun comes up, we’re getting a better look at the damage to a home on Kearsarge Rd in North Conway, NH. A few more strong thunderstorms passed through on July 13. Active weather through the summer in Maine caused damage on multiple occasions. The SPC has officially classified this event as a derecho. Tornado hits western Maine Saturday afternoon, Hail damages more than 1,000 vehicles at Marc Motors in Sanford, A look back at a week of wicked Maine weather: strong wind gusts, a tornado, and hail, UPDATE: Police identify 60-year-old woman who died after a tree fell on her apartment building in North Conway, How to use the 'Near Me' and 'Share with Us' features on the NEWS CENTER Maine app. The highest ever was in 2007, with 246 warnings issued. The strongest gust was 82 miles per hour in Quincy, MA. In Franklin county, Rangeley fire department reported wind gusts of 85 mph, sustained for five minutes. There were a handful of days with severe-warned storms to end off June. The Saturday tornado was the first confirmed tornado in 2020 and only the second in the state since the tornado outbreak of 2017. Four warnings now... Lewiston, Augusta, Waterville, Bangor areas. For reference, NWS Caribou covers the eastern half of Maine. Both NWS Gray and NWS Caribou could still issue another severe thunderstorm warning before 2020 ends, but the chances continue to decrease for the rest of the year as a cold pattern dominates. What Led Roger Hochschild To 'Discover' His Simple And Sincere Approach To Diversity? November 23, 2020 at 12:00 pm Filed Under: Tornado Warning BOSTON (CBS) – A Tornado Warning was issued for parts of Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard late … Storm reports from northern New Hampshire and western Maine highlighted just how bad these storms were. One occurred in Belknap, and the other was near Ossipee. However, it's worth noting that even EF-0 and EF-1 tornadoes can still cause damages, so citizens are still being urged to take shelter in below ground areas once tornado warnings are released. #NCMwx pic.twitter.com/nh0izw4F33. Timelapse of a tornado-warned supercell near Bridgton #MEwx. tornado Aug 24, 2020 NWS Releases Details on Saturday's Tornado in NH New details about Saturday’s tornado in New Hampshire was released Sunday by the National Weather Service in Gray, Maine. The strong front was moving southeast through the afternoon. The season became a bit more active in June. Get the latest. This was the first confirmed tornado in New England for 2020. A Tornado Warning was issued at 3:44 p.m. for this area, but the tornado threat diminished by 4 p.m. Waterspout on Barker Pond in Sebago. That is, until July 8. Maine Tornado Watch. For reference, severe hail is one inch or larger in diameter. The severe weather season in New England was off to a bit of an early start. See a list of all of the Official Weather Advisories, Warnings, and Severe Weather Alerts for Bangor, ME. No tornado has been confirmed. Video footage of the tornado on Sebago's Barker Pond shows the twister moving across the water, reportedly causing damage on land afterward. The tornado was rated as an EF-0 with estimated wind speeds of 85 miles per hour. An outbreak of tornadoes roared through the South on Easter Sunday and Monday, 2020. September did not feature much active weather, either, especially as the pattern started to favor cooler, drier air across the region. Meteorology) Portland's tornadoes were sneaky and came without any Tornado Warnings and … — Jonathan Erdman (@wxjerdman) March 17, 2020 The second tornado warning was issued for Kauai in Kauai County at 5:49 a.m. HST. The pattern remained active for the next few days, but most avoided severe weather. Summer storms in Maine can pack a punch, and this year proved that. Waldo, Kennebec, and Penobscot counties dealt with damage and downed trees and thunderstorms moved out of the mountains and became severe. We’re live from the scene with the latest, and more on outages across Maine @newscentermaine #wakeMEup pic.twitter.com/M745h1LOPl, RELATED: UPDATE: Police identify 60-year-old woman who died after a tree fell on her apartment building in North Conway. Hail damaged over 1,000 vehicles at Marc Motors in Sanford. Number of Tornado Warnings issued in 2020. Flash Floods, Small Tornadoes Forecast For Southeastern US, Tornadoes, Severe Weather Leave 33 Dead Across US, London Stock Market Facing Blockbuster IPO Year, Mega Millions, Powerball Jackpots Plummet After Big Wins, California Human Trafficking Probe Recovers 33 Missing Children, How America’s Top Social Capital CEOs Can Teach Us the Power of Kindness. A tornado warning was issued for parts of Penobscot County, Maine, Monday evening as the state was hit by severe thunderstorms and the region contended with sweltering heat. Satellite photo showing smoke from fires in California at 6:01 p.m. PDT Sept 5, 2020. ... customers in Maine are without power on November 16, 2020. Further, the Maine government notes that because the population in the state is rather scarce, there has been no significant amount of personal injury or damage to property. Severe weather was also reported in York county. August 25 was an even more active day. RELATED: How to use the 'Near Me' and 'Share with Us' features on the NEWS CENTER Maine app. Credit: Iowa State University, Iowa Environmental Mesonet. tornado Aug 3, 2020 Tornado Timeline: Tracking Sunday's Powerful Storm System KILLER STORM WARNING US weather forecast: Tornado warnings and 90 MILLION Americans facing ‘severe conditions’ as wild weather hits. For more details on the meteorology at play, check out my article below on the tornado itself. The tornado resulted in trees being uprooted or snapped, while a building also reportedly lost its tin roof. While a tornado was not confirmed, the storm did become tornado warned. The Saturday tornado was the first confirmed tornado in 2020 and only the second in the state since the tornado outbreak of  2017. In total, there were seven tornadoes in Maine in 2017 but, the state saw no tornadoes in 2018 and only one in 2019. The weather was wicked that week and featured all modes of severe weather. In fact, only one tornado warning was issued by NWS Caribou this year. Debris is seen on the ground as residents survey damage along Elmhurst Drive after a possible tornado touched down in the area during a storm Wednesday, Dec. 16, 2020… This year’s total of 158 is still above average compared to most years. While this was not quite as widespread as other severe events, it still seems like the icing on the cake to end a month that was so active. August started off a bit eventful, too. As Isaias moves northward, Maine is bracing for potential flooding on the coast and a tornado risk inland. Parking lots in Rumford were filled with standing water. By the time they reached the coastline, wind gusts of over 70 miles per hour had been observed. Maine Tornado Watch. Dangerous thunderstorm heading toward I-95 and Palmyra, Newport, Detroit. The funnel cloud was over Barker Pond, near Hiram and Sebago Lake. It was only the second tornado since the state's 2017 tornado outbreak. On the evening of July 27, a strong thunderstorm was located near Bingham and was tracking south. The National Weather Service in Wichita says neither of their two warnings led to an actual confirmed tornado and 2020 presents the longest stretch without recording a tornado there since 1950! #ncmwx pic.twitter.com/3W7waMnSgs. Just make sure you are safely taking pictures! In between snow storms, a round of strong storms moved through at the end of March. There were a few more days of severe weather in southern New England at the end of August, but Maine and New Hampshire stayed quieter. NWS Caribou issued 36 severe thunderstorm warnings this year, less than half of the record 108 from 2011. 250 likes. MAINE, USA — The severe weather season in Maine and northern New Hampshire was active. Maine Emergency Management Agency 72 State House Station 45 Commerce Drive Augusta, Maine 04333. Two tornadoes were confirmed in New Hampshire. On July 11, Maine tapped into that potential. As always, we appreciate the communication we have with viewers during severe weather events. The record for most tornado warnings is 10, which occurred in 2011. Last Saturday, July 11, the state of Maine saw its first tornado of 2020, Trees were reportedly uprooted while a building lost its tin roof, It is only the second tornado since the historic tornado outbreak three years ago. NWS-Hastings has issued only one tornado warning so far in 2020, fewer than NWS offices in California, Maine, Washington state and Hawaii. For severe thunderstorm warnings, NWS Gray has issued 158 so far this year. The tornado drought of 2020: Plains lacked trademark twisters this past year Parts of New Jersey, New York and Maine were more active than southeast Kansas A … Thunderstorms fired up early in the day. Storms first fired in Upstate New York and Vermont. Hail fell, with reports between an inch and inch and a half for the diameter of the hailstones. ... facing a tornado warning. NWS Caribou did not have the same stats. On the Enhanced Fujita Scale (EF Scale), the tornado has a rating of EF-0, which means it can cause "minor damage.". There was an intense area of rotation that was moving onshore. See a list of all of the Official Weather Advisories, Warnings, and Severe Weather Alerts for Maine, ME. Credit: Storm Prediction Center, National Weather Service. The beginning of July and the end of August featured multiple days of back-to-back severe weather events. The following day, a strong storm near Presque Isle dropped some hail and was fairly gusty. 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