Strong Thunderstorms Possible This Afternoon
The National Weather Service issued a warning for this afternoon for some extreme weather conditions including winds with gusts to 60 MPH.
You can watch the storms progression on radar here.
We could also see hail in some areas according to the report. Here is the full message:
Special Weather Statement
Special Weather Statement National Weather Service Caribou ME 1033 AM EDT Tue Jul 2 2019 Northwest Aroostook-Northeast Aroostook-Northern Somerset- Northern Piscataquis-Northern Penobscot-Southeast Aroostook- Central Piscataquis-Central Penobscot-Southern Penobscot- Interior Hancock-Central Washington-Coastal Hancock- Coastal Washington-Southern Piscataquis-Northern Washington- Including the cities of Allagash, Clayton Lake, Madawaska, Fort Kent, Frenchville, Presque Isle, Caribou, Van Buren, Mars Hill, Baker Lake, Billy-Jack Depot, Baxter St Park, Chamberlain Lake, Churchill Dam, Mount Katahdin, Millinocket, East Millinocket, Patten, Medway, Houlton, Hodgdon, Sherman, Smyrna Mills, Greenville, Monson, Blanchard, Lincoln, Howland, Springfield, Bangor, Brewer, Orono, Old Town, Amherst, Aurora, Dedham, Eastbrook, Great Pond, Orland, Calais, Grand Lake Stream, Wesley, Perry, Princeton, Ellsworth, Bar Harbor, Bucksport, Castine, Eastport, Machias, Cherryfield, Dover-Foxcroft, Milo, Guilford, Danforth, Vanceboro, and Topsfield 1033 AM EDT Tue Jul 2 2019 ...Strong thunderstorms are expected this afternoon... Strong thunderstorms are expected across northern and eastern Maine this afternoon and early evening. Thunderstorms may contain hail greater than one inch and damaging wind gusts over 60 mph. The areas of greatest concern are interior Hancock and Washington counties as well as southern and central Penobscot County Strong thunderstorms can become severe, producing large hail, damaging winds, deadly lightning, and very heavy rainfall. Continue to monitor the National Weather Service or your local media outlet for updates on this developing weather situation.