Aroostook County was struck by severe weather Wednesday.

The area saw strong gusty winds, heavy rain and lightning.

The Bangor Daily News Reports strong wind gusts brought down trees at the intersection of Routes 161 and 162 by Cross Lake in northern Aroostook County.

The storms also brought down trees and power lines in Madawaska, Westfield, Van Buren, St. Agatha, and New Sweden.

More than 1,700 Emera Maine customers in the northern part of the state lost power.