According to the National Weather Service, a special weather statement has been issued for Kennebec County.

.A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT SOUTHEASTERN KENNEBEC...WEST CENTRAL KNOX AND NORTHEASTERN LINCOLN COUNTIES... At 324 PM EDT, a strong thunderstorm was located 8 miles east of Farmingdale, or 9 miles east of Augusta, moving southeast at 15 mph. Winds in excess of 40 mph and penny size hail are possible with this storm. Locations impacted include... Augusta, Damariscotta, China, Chelsea, Jefferson, Alna, Nobleboro, Windsor, Whitefield, Newcastle, Waldoboro, Somerville, Washington, Union, Pittston and Vassalboro