Storm Events Database

Event Details

Event Tornado
-- Scale EF1
-- Length 8.38 Miles
-- Width 200 Yards
State MAINE
County/Area SOMERSET
WFO GYX
Begin Date 06/01/2011 16:51:00 EST-5
Begin Range 1
Begin Azimuth NNW
Begin Location EAST NEW PORTLAND
Begin Lat/Lon 44.91/-70.03
End Date 06/01/2011 17:06:00 EST-5
End Range 1
End Azimuth SSW
End Location EMBDEN
End Lat/Lon 44.9/-69.86
Deaths Direct/Indirect 0/0 (fatality details below, when available...)
Injuries Direct/Indirect 0/0
Property Damage
Crop Damage 0.00K
Episode Narrative Severe thunderstorms developed out ahead of a cold front during the afternoon of June 1 and produced mostly 1 to 2.75 inch hail across the mountains and foothills of Maine with 1 inch hail reported in some interior areas. In addition, tornadoes developed in Oxford and Somerset Counties.
Event Narrative A tornado touched down on June 1 in Somerset County. The tornado touched down near School Street in the town of New Portland where minor damage was observed. From there, the tornado traveled east about 8.4 miles through the town of Embden to the Kennebec River where it lifted off the ground. The tornado crossed Embden Pond, Sand Pond, and Fahi Pond in Embden. Along its path, the tornado snapped or uprooted hundreds of trees and damaged several buildings and at least one vehicle. The most significant damage was observed near Embden Pond Road where winds were estimated to be between 90 an 100 mph. The maximum path width was estimated to be about 200 yards near Embden Pond Road.


All events for this episode:

Location County/Zone St. Date Time T.Z. Type Mag Dth Inj PrD CrD
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WELLS YORK CO. ME 06/01/2011 08:01 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OXFORD OXFORD CO. ME 06/01/2011 08:05 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WELLS YORK CO. ME 06/01/2011 08:08 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
OLD ORCHARD BEACH YORK CO. ME 06/01/2011 08:13 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
MINOT ANDROSCOGGIN CO. ME 06/01/2011 08:15 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WELLS YORK CO. ME 06/01/2011 08:15 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
RANGELEY FRANKLIN CO. ME 06/01/2011 14:27 EST-5 Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BRYANT POND OXFORD CO. ME 06/01/2011 14:30 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BETHEL DYKE FLD ARPT OXFORD CO. ME 06/01/2011 14:30 EST-5 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
WEST BETHEL OXFORD CO. ME 06/01/2011 14:30 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LOCKE MILLS OXFORD CO. ME 06/01/2011 14:33 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KINGFIELD FRANKLIN CO. ME 06/01/2011 14:35 EST-5 Hail 2.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LOCKE MILLS OXFORD CO. ME 06/01/2011 14:35 EST-5 Tornado EF1 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
BRYANT POND OXFORD CO. ME 06/01/2011 14:40 EST-5 Hail 1.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KINGFIELD FRANKLIN CO. ME 06/01/2011 14:50 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LIVERMORE FALLS ANDROSCOGGIN CO. ME 06/01/2011 15:05 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CANTON OXFORD CO. ME 06/01/2011 15:14 EST-5 Hail 1.25 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
POLAND SPG ANDROSCOGGIN CO. ME 06/01/2011 15:22 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
POLAND ANDROSCOGGIN CO. ME 06/01/2011 15:23 EST-5 Hail 0.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
SHAKER VLG CUMBERLAND CO. ME 06/01/2011 15:29 EST-5 Hail 0.88 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
LEWISTON ANDROSCOGGIN CO. ME 06/01/2011 15:44 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
CARRABASSETT FRANKLIN CO. ME 06/01/2011 16:30 EST-5 Hail 1.00 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
KINGFIELD FRANKLIN CO. ME 06/01/2011 16:35 EST-5 Hail 2.75 in. 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EAST NEW PORTLAND SOMERSET CO. ME 06/01/2011 16:51 EST-5 Tornado EF1 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
EMBDEN SOMERSET CO. ME 06/01/2011 17:10 EST-5 Thunderstorm Wind 50 kts. EG 0 0 0.00K 0.00K
Totals: 0 0 0.00K 0.00K