Mid-America Catastrophe Services
Special Weather Statement in Aroostook County, Maine
Issued by the National Weather Service and archived by Claims Pages
Aroostook County Maine Urgency: Expected Severity: Minor Certainty: Observed
Active Timeframe
5/22/2022 6:11:00 PM until 5/22/2022 7:00:00 PM   EXPIRED
Instructions
If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 1000 PM EDT for northern and east central Maine.
Alert Summary
A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of northwestern Washington, southeastern Aroostook and east central Penobscot Counties through 700 PM EDT... At 611 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 8 miles east of Medway, or 17 miles east of Millinocket, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD...Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is possible. Locations impacted include... Danforth, Medway, Amity, Haynesville, Wytopitlock, Reed Plantation, Codyville Plantation, Mattawamkeag, Chester, Winn, Woodville, Weston, Prentiss, Kingman, Reed, Orient, Macwahoc, Bancroft, Glenwood and Brookton. This includes the following highways... Interstate 95 between mile markers 245 and 254. US Highway 1 between Brookton and Orient. MAX HAIL SIZE...0.25 IN MAX WIND GUST...30 MPH