EF-0 tornado confirmed in Multnomah County, some didn’t get warning

National Weather Service meteorologists confirmed the funnel cloud reported near Rock Creek Sunday evening did touch down and did enough damage to be officially called a tornado. NWS meteorologists Tyree Wilde and Treena Jensen spent part of Monday surveying the damage left behind at Plumper Pumpkin Patch and Tree Farm, after heavy thundershowers scoured the…

Possible tornadoes touch down near Portland

HILLSBORO, Ore. — National Weather Service survey teams in Portland will try to determine if the region was struck by possibly two tornadoes Sunday evening as thunderstorms moved through the area. A first Tornado Warning went out just before 7 p.m. near the Burlington, Oregon area. Another warning went out at 8:15 in Washington’s Clark…

Manzanita tornado: One year later

The tornado didn’t destroy Manzanita. That’s the rallying cry from a town that, one year ago Saturday, appeared to have been blown straight into Oz from a tornado that stormed through the very heart of downtown Manzanita. “On the tourism side, we are still dealing with the perception that Manzanita was severely damaged or destroyed,”…

Tornado Touches Down Outside Lebanon, Oregon; No Injuries Reported

A tornado touched down Tuesday afternoon near Lebanon, fire department officials said. The storm destroyed two barns at Spencer’s Dairy Farm near Green Mountain Drive in Lacomb, Lebanon Fire Department officials said. The tornado was reported about 1:30 p.m. Two other barns were badly damaged, officials said. The storm’s path of damage extended another three-quarters…