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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CARIBOU ME
444 PM EDT MON JUN 3 2013

...TORNADO CONFIRMED NEAR EAGLE LAKE IN AROOSTOOK COUNTY MAINE...

LOCATION...EAGLE LAKE IN AROOSTOOK COUNTY MAINE
DATE...06/02/2013
ESTIMATED TIME...3:06 PM EDT
MAXIMUM EF-SCALE RATING...EF-0
ESTIMATED MAXIMUM WIND SPEED...70 MPH
MAXIMUM PATH WIDTH...50 YARDS
PATH LENGTH...80 YARDS
BEGINNING LAT/LON...47.0703N / 68.6045W
ENDING LAT/LON...47.0704N / 68.6034W
* FATALITIES...0
* INJURIES...0

* THE INFORMATION IN THIS STATEMENT IS PRELIMINARY AND SUBJECT TO
CHANGE PENDING FINAL REVIEW OF THE EVENT(S) AND PUBLICATION IN
NWS STORM DATA.

...SUMMARY...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CARIBOU ME HAS CONFIRMED A
TORNADO 2 MILES NORTH OF THE TOWN OF EAGLE LAKE IN AROOSTOOK
COUNTY MAINE ON 06/02/2013.

THIS WAS A VERY SMALL AND BRIEF TORNADO WHICH WAS ACTUALLY ON THE
LEADING EDGE OF A MICROBURST WHICH CAUSED MUCH MORE WIDESPREAD
TREE DAMAGE FROM ALONG EAGLE LAKE, NORTHEASTWARD TOWARD CROSS LAKE.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON MICROBURSTS GO TO
WWW.SRH.WEATHER.GOV/JETSTREAM/TSTORMS/WIND.HTM (LOWER CASE).

THIS INFORMATION CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON OUR WEBSITE AT
WEATHER.GOV/CAR.

FOR REFERENCE...THE ENHANCED FUJITA SCALE CLASSIFIES TORNADOES
INTO THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES:

EF0...WIND SPEEDS 65 TO 85 MPH.
EF1...WIND SPEEDS 86 TO 110 MPH.
EF2...WIND SPEEDS 111 TO 135 MPH.
EF3...WIND SPEEDS 136 TO 165 MPH.
EF4...WIND SPEEDS 166 TO 200 MPH.
EF5...WIND SPEEDS GREATER THAN 200 MPH.

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