June 19, 2018
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Strong storm, hail forecast for Piscataquis County

By Dawn Gagnon and Ryan McLaughlin, BDN Staff

CARIBOU, Maine — The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning Thursday evening for southwest Piscataquis County.

Shortly before 7 p.m., the weather service’s Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter-size hail and damaging winds of up to 60 mph.

The storm was located 15 miles west of Guilford and moving east at 35 mph. Affected locations include Guilford, Dover-Foxcroft and Monson.

The warning remains in effect until 7:30 p.m., the weather service said.

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