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Martha Stewart: 'Angry Mother Nature' Leaves Maine Island Underwater [PHOTOS]

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By Kelly Coffey-Behrens on January 11, 2024 at 3:44 PM EST

A massive storm has hit Mount Desert Island in Maine, leaving many streets, buildings, and houses underwater.

Food icon Martha Stewart has shared some photos showing the devastating aftermath that "Angry Mother Nature" left behind.

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Martha Stewart On Storm That Left Mount Dessert Island Underwater [PHOTOS]
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The torrential rain hit Mount Dessert Island Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. "At 9:17 a.m. there was an 11-foot tide with about a 16-foot storm surge on top of that," Southwest Harbor resident David Lloyd said, according to news outlets.

"This is, this is wild...It sounded like this but about ten times louder, and you could hear it moving all around the house and whistling and gusting," another Southwest Harbor resident, Charlotte Gill, said.

"I've lived here my whole life, and I've never seen the water up that high and then talking to others as well never seen that," Gill said.

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Martha Stewart Shares Devastating Pics Of Mount Desert Island Underwater

The television personality and food star shared multiple photos on her social media page, which show the aftermath of a torrential storm that passed through Maine and left Mount Dessert Island completely flooded.

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"Mount Desert Island ?, home of the beloved Acadia National Park has suffered a tremendous amount of flood and wind damage this week building[s] were ripped off foundations, beaches, and roads were washed away," Stewart said, adding, "and some of our favorite places were totally destroyed by an angry Mother Nature."

As you may know, Martha Stewart has a property in Seal Harbor, Maine, which she purchased in 1977.

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The author and businesswoman concluded by saying, "I pray that no one was personally injured, and I am so sorry for the loss of buildings and structures. I have owned my seal harbor home for thirty years and have never experienced so much devastation !!"

Officials have stated that the roads are expected to be closed for several days due to the tremendous amount of flooding.  The storm brought “unprecedented damage to property along Maine’s working waterfront” according to Patrick Keliher, commissioner of the Maine Department of Marine Resources.

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Martha Stewart Shares Photo Of 'Serious Damage' Left By Storm

In a photo shared to her Instagram Story, Martha Stewart stated, "Seal Harbor Yacht Club in dire straits. Giant and brutal storm cause serious damage today."

The photo showed a tremendous amount of flooding that left the streets and part of buildings and homes underwater.

According to reports, the storm also hit Pemaquid Point, and waves were breaking over 20 feet. The storm caused major damage to the Pemaquid Point Lighthouse, an iconic landmark in Maine that was nearly 200 years old.

Plus, in a nearby area, several buildings were washed into the harbor.

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Governor Janet Mills issued the State of Civil Emergency Thursday afternoon. “Significant rain, wind, and flooding have once again ravaged our state – this time our small communities up and down the coast," Mills said, adding, "The damage we are seeing is devastating, from working waterfronts to small businesses, to public roadways and more."

Another storm is forecasted to hit Maine on Saturday, which weathermen are predicted to be similar to the storm that hit earlier this week.

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