Lightning strikes person, trees down, roads washed out from severe weather

Posted July 29, 2014, at 6:42 a.m.

Trees are down, roads are washed out and at least one person is recovering from a lightning strike following a round of severe weather Monday.

About two dozen trees fell down in a neighborhood along Route 117 in Limington on Monday afternoon. The National Weather Service will send out a survey team Tuesday to investigate whether a tornado is to blame. No one was hurt.

In Naples, dispatchers say lightning struck a male victim at Four Seasons Family Camping Area on Monday afternoon. Campground employees say the victim wasn’t seriously hurt.

At least one road is washed out following flash flooding in Jay. Oxford County Dispatch said Crash Road just passed the S-curve is washed out following flash flooding Monday night.

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More than 6,000 Central Maine Power customers — mostly in Franklin and Kennebec Counties — did not have electricity late Monday night.

 

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