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NOUS41 KGYX 012101
PNSGYX
MEZ007>009-012>014-018>028-033-NHZ001>015-020915-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
501 PM EDT THU JUL 1 2021


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 06/30/21 THUNDERSTORM WIND EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY ME HAS CONFIRMED A 
MICROBURST NEAR BELGRADE IN KENNEBEC COUNTY MAINE ON 6/30/2021. 

PEAK WIND /E/: 80-90 MPH
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               1
START DATE:             JUN 30, 2021
START TIME:             330 PM EDT
START LOCATION:         BELGRADE VILLAGE, ME
START LAT/LON:          44.51 / -69.87
END LAT/LON:44.54 / -69.89

SUMMARY:
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PASSED THROUGH THE BELGRADE LAKES REGION ON
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, PRODUCING A WET MICROBURST. ESTIMATED WIND
SPEEDS VARIED FROM 60 MPH UP TO 90 MPH. THERE WAS A CONCENTRATED
DAMAGE SWATH ABOUT 2 MILES LONG BEGINNING ALONG THE EASTERN SHORE
OF LONG POND JUST NORTH OF BELGRADE VILLAGE. THE DAMAGE ENDED ON
ABENA SHORE RD TO THE SOUTHEAST OF BELGRADE VILLAGE. APPROXIMATELY
300 TREES WERE UPROOTED AND SNAPPED WITH THE HEAVIEST POCKETS OF
DAMAGE IMMEDIATELY ON THE EASTERN SHORELINES OF LONG POND AND
HERSOM POINT ON GREAT POND. IN ADDITION TO THE TREE DAMAGE,
APPROXIMATELY 6 BUILDINGS WERE PARTIALLY DAMAGED DUE TO TREES
FALLING ON THEM. AN ADDITIONAL BUILDING HAD SHINGLE DAMAGE
DIRECTLY CAUSED BY THE WIND. TWO VEHICLES WERE DAMAGED WHEN TREES
FELL ON THEM. ONE INJURY OCCURRED WHEN A TREE FELL ON A 
PEDESTRIAN IN A PARKED VEHICLE. THE TREE DAMAGE WAS EXTENSIVE WITH
MANY OLD GROWTH WHITE PINES, OAKS AND WILLOWS BEING UPROOTED AND 
OR SNAPPED. POWER OUTAGES WERE EXTENSIVE IN THE AREA WITH MANY 
SNAPPED POLES AND DOWNED LINES. 

&&

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

$$
000
NOUS41 KGYX 012101
PNSGYX
MEZ007>009-012>014-018>028-033-NHZ001>015-020915-

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAY ME
501 PM EDT THU JUL 1 2021


...NWS DAMAGE SURVEY FOR 06/30/21 THUNDERSTORM WIND EVENT...

.OVERVIEW...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAY ME HAS CONFIRMED A 
MICROBURST NEAR BELGRADE IN KENNEBEC COUNTY MAINE ON 6/30/2021. 

PEAK WIND /E/: 80-90 MPH
FATALITIES:             0
INJURIES:               1
START DATE:             JUN 30, 2021
START TIME:             330 PM EDT
START LOCATION:         BELGRADE VILLAGE, ME
START LAT/LON:          44.51 / -69.87
END LAT/LON:44.54 / -69.89

SUMMARY:
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM PASSED THROUGH THE BELGRADE LAKES REGION ON
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, PRODUCING A WET MICROBURST. ESTIMATED WIND
SPEEDS VARIED FROM 60 MPH UP TO 90 MPH. THERE WAS A CONCENTRATED
DAMAGE SWATH ABOUT 2 MILES LONG BEGINNING ALONG THE EASTERN SHORE
OF LONG POND JUST NORTH OF BELGRADE VILLAGE. THE DAMAGE ENDED ON
ABENA SHORE RD TO THE SOUTHEAST OF BELGRADE VILLAGE. APPROXIMATELY
300 TREES WERE UPROOTED AND SNAPPED WITH THE HEAVIEST POCKETS OF
DAMAGE IMMEDIATELY ON THE EASTERN SHORELINES OF LONG POND AND
HERSOM POINT ON GREAT POND. IN ADDITION TO THE TREE DAMAGE,
APPROXIMATELY 6 BUILDINGS WERE PARTIALLY DAMAGED DUE TO TREES
FALLING ON THEM. AN ADDITIONAL BUILDING HAD SHINGLE DAMAGE
DIRECTLY CAUSED BY THE WIND. TWO VEHICLES WERE DAMAGED WHEN TREES
FELL ON THEM. ONE INJURY OCCURRED WHEN A TREE FELL ON A 
PEDESTRIAN IN A PARKED VEHICLE. THE TREE DAMAGE WAS EXTENSIVE WITH
MANY OLD GROWTH WHITE PINES, OAKS AND WILLOWS BEING UPROOTED AND 
OR SNAPPED. POWER OUTAGES WERE EXTENSIVE IN THE AREA WITH MANY 
SNAPPED POLES AND DOWNED LINES. 

&&

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

$$

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