Saturday, July 1, 2017

Breaking Weather News: Tornado Warning Issued For Oxford County, Androscoggin County, Cumberland County Til 7pm

UPDATE 7:50pm: ...A TORNADO WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 700 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN OXFORD AND WEST CENTRAL ANDROSCOGGIN COUNTIES...

At 642 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
was located near Mechanic Falls, moving northeast at 25 mph.

The National Weather Service in Gray Maine has issued a

* Tornado Warning for...
  Southeastern Oxford County in western Maine...
  West central Androscoggin County in southwestern Maine...
  Northwestern Cumberland County in southwestern Maine...

* Until 700 PM EDT

* At 622 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado
  was located over Bridgton, moving east at 20 mph.

  HAZARD...Tornado.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation.

  IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
           shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
           Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur.  Tree
           damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near...
  Mechanic Falls around 700 PM EDT.

Other locations impacted by this tornadic thunderstorm include
Poland, Otisfield, Harrison, Oxford, Hebron and Casco.

This also includes...
  Long Lake.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a
mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter
and protect yourself from flying debris.

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