Editors Note: An earlier version of this story said the tornado in Maine on July 11 was the first in the state since 2017, based on local reporting. A check of records shows a tornado touched down in Maine in 2019.
According to the NWS office in Gray, the EF0 tornado had an estimated maximum wind speed of 80 mph and traveled along a nearly 5-mile-long path.
"Eyewitnesses, including video footage, saw the tornado form near or over an island along the western side of Barker Pond," the forecast office said in a statement. "A number of softwood trees were snapped or uprooted on the east side of the lake at the end of Barker Pond Road."
Video obtained by WGME-TV shows the tornado forming over the lake.
No fatalities or injuries were reported in the statement issued by the NWS office.
Tornadoes that are rated EF-0 can cause "minor damage."
The twister on Saturday was the first confirmed tornado in Maine in 2020. An earlier report said it was the first tornado in 3 years, but there was one in 2019, according to local records
Last year, an EF-1 tornado touched down in August in Washington County, Maine.