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11julAll DaySebago (Oxford/Cumberland Counties, ME)

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Start Time: 3:31 pm EDT

End Time:  3:46 pm EDT

Rating:  EF0

Estimated Peak Winds:  80 mph

Path length:  4.80 miles

Width:  100 yards

Fatalities: 0

Injuries:  0

County:  Oxford, Cumberland

State:  Maine

Start Lat/Lon: 43.89 / -70.76

End Lat/Lon:  43.95 / -70.69


The National Weather Service in Gray ME has confirmed a tornado near Hiram in Oxford County Maine ending near Sebago in Cumberland County on 07/11/2020. Eyewitnesses, including video footage, saw the tornado form near or over an island along the western side of Barker Pond. A number of softwood trees were snapped or uprooted on the east side of the lake at the end of Barker Pond Road. The tornado continued northeast to Hogfat Hill Road where winds downed a willow tree and an oak tree. From there the tornado continued north and east with video footage showing it crossing Browns Pond with further damage, including uprooted and snapped softwoods on Hancock Pond Road and Rt. 107 near Peabody Pond Road. The tornado moved north and east with additional tree damage along Peabody Pond Road. Along with the tree damage a building lost a tin roof at the end of Peabody Pond Road. Eyewitnesses described spray from the pond as the tornadic winds reached the western shore of Peabody Pond. The tornado dissipated over the pond with no damage witnessed further downstream. The mix of uprooted and snapped softwood trees along with a few uprooted hardwood trees support a maximum wind speed of 80 mph.


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