National Weather Service confirms tornado landing in Maine


HIRAM, Maine (AP) – The National Weather Service says a tornado that landed in Maine Saturday afternoon caused damage to the trees and ripped a tin roof off a building.

No deaths or injuries were reported in the statement issued by the NWS office in Gray, Maine.

The tornado landed around 3:30 pm in Hiram, located in southwest Oxford County, Maine, and continued to Sebago in Cumberland County. That region of Maine was under tornadoes and severe thunderstorm warnings at the time.

The EF0 tornado had an estimated maximum wind speed of 80 mph and traveled along a road nearly 5 miles long.

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