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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
434 PM EDT TUE JUN 22 2021


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 06/21/21 THUNDERSTORM WIND EVENT...

.LIMESTONE, ME...

LOCATION...LIMESTONE IN AROOSTOOK COUNTY MAINE
DATE...JUNE 21 2021
ESTIMATED TIME...619PM TO 629PM EDT
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...100-110 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...880 YARDS/0.5 MILE
PATH LENGTH...4.9 MILES 
BEGINNING LAT/LON...46.8987/-67.9279 
ENDING LAT/LON...46.9187/-67.8290
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

...SUMMARY...
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PRODUCED A MICROBURST OVER LIMESTONE, MAINE.
DAMAGE IN THE AREA WAS CONSISTENT WITH WINDS BETWEEN 100 AND 110
MPH. THIS INCLUDED A BARN THAT WAS ALMOST COMPLETELY DESTROYED,
AND ANOTHER THAT HAD ITS ROOF RIPPED OFF. IN ADDITION LARGE 
HARD AND SOFT WOOD TREES WERE SNAPPED ALONG THE PATH OF THE 
MICROBURST, WHICH ENDED NEAR ROUTE 1A, ABOUT 1/2 MILE TO THE NORTH
OF LIMESTONE.

.CASTLE HILL, TO CARIBOU ME...

LOCATION...CASTLE HILL, CROUSEVILLE AND SOUTHWESTERN CARIBOU IN 
AROOSTOOK COUNTY MAINE 
DATE...JUNE 21 2021 
ESTIMATED TIME...546PM TO 600PM EDT 
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...90-100 MPH 
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...1760 YARDS/1 MILE 
PATH LENGTH...7.1 MILES 
BEGINNING LAT/LON...46.7341/-67.1826 
ENDING LAT/LON...46.7809/-68.0475
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

...SUMMARY...
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PRODUCED A MICROBURST WHICH TRACKED FROM
NEAR CASTLE HILL THROUGH CROUSEVILLE TO THE FAR SOUTHWEST CORNER 
OF CARIBOU. DAMAGE IN THE AREA WAS CONSISTENT WITH WINDS BETWEEN 
90 AND 100 MPH. A LARGE AREA OF TREES IN CASTLE HILL WERE SNAPPED
OFF OR BLOWN DOWN, AND SOME OUTDOOR EQUIPMENT INCLUDING A
TRAMPOLINE AND SWING SET WERE DESTROYED. TREE DAMAGE WAS ALSO
OBSERVED IN CROUSEVILLE AND WASHBURN. A METAL ROOF PANEL WAS BLOWN
OFF A BARN IN SOUTHWEST CARIBOU ALONG BAILEY ROAD. THE MICROBURST
ENDED THERE IN SOUTHWEST CARIBOU, JUST OVER TWO AND A HALF MILES 
WEST OF ROUTE 1.


* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENTS AND PUBLICATION IN NWS
STORM DATA.

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