Tornado, August 21, 2009
The National Weather Service in Gray Maine confirmed on 8/22/09 that an EF-1 tornado with wind speeds between 86 and 110 miles per hour passed over Norway Lake and moved for as far as 15 miles through western Maine with a maximum track width of 700 yards.


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The tornado caused confirmed damage on the west shore of Lake Pennesseewassee (a.k.a. Norway Lake) on Mallard Way with trees down on at least two homes with major damage. It then crossed across Goat Island and hit land on Goose Way causing major damage with a tree coming down on a home and many trees downed. If you have pictures of storm damage on the Lake, email them to norwaylakemaine (at) gmail.com with your permission to post with credit.

NEW PHOTOS!
Photo from west shore on Norway Lake looking east at approx. 5 pm on August 21, 2009. Look closely to see vortex right of center and a possbile second vortex to the left. Copyright, Robert Shappell, Lee NH.

Approaching storm, Copyright, Robert Shappell, Lee NH
View from west shore, Copyright, Robert Shappell, Lee NH
West shore damage, Copyright, Robert Shappell, Lee NH
Large trees downed, Copyright, Robert Shappell, Lee NH

Photos courtesy of Keith Murray and Robert Bourgoin. If you have pictures of storm damage on the Lake, email them to norwaylakemaine (at) gmail.com with your permission to post with credit.