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NWS forecasts severe thunderstorms, July 18

NORTHERN MAINE REGION – The National Weather Service in Caribou is forecasting possible severe weather Monday afternoon, July 18. Showers and thunderstorms may develop after 2 p.m. across the North Woods.

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National Weather Service image from 9:06 a.m., Monday, July 18, 2016.

Storms will move south and east during the afternoon into the evening hours ahead of a cold front. Some thunderstorms may be severe with damaging winds. A few storms may also produce large hail.

Frequent lightning will occur with all storms, so if people have outdoor activities planned for today, they should stay up to date on the latest weather information and possible warnings.

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