Tornado Warning for Parts of Oregon Tuesday

 
 
for Those Traveling to and from Oregon; Space Travel
     
 

Tornado Warning for Parts of Oregon Tuesday

Published 12/14/2010

(Aumsville, Oregon) - The National Weather Service (NWS) in Portland has issued a tornado warning for parts of Clackamas and Marion counties, in effect until about 12:30 p.m.

A tornado has been confirmed to have touched down in Aumsville and caused substantial damage to homes and vehicles. As of noon, there are unconfirmed reports of people being trapped in that area. There are reports some are trapped in their cars because of downed power lines.

“At noon, the National Weather Service Doppler radar was tracking a tornado over central Marion County, or 19 miles east of Salem, moving northeast at 35 mph,” the NWS said. “Spotters have confirmed a tornado has touched the ground and has caused damage.”

Other locations to look out for include rural central Clackamas County.

The NWS said people in central Marion and central Clackamas county, or those on the road in that area, should find substantial shelter immediately, such as a sturdy building. Those in a mobile home should also find substantial shelter.

Avoid windows and protect yourself from flying debris.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
     

Explore Oregon's Regions

 

Oregon Coast

Portland
Portland Restaurants, Dining

Columbia Gorge

Eastern Oregon

Yamhill Wine Country

Southern Oregon

Central Oregon

Willamette Valley

International, United States Travel, Attractions, Flight Deals

Travel News

OregonTravelDaily home

Contact OregonTravelDaily.com

Subscribe to this travel news feed in a reader

 
     

 

Latest Travel News

 


Oregon Wine Country Thanksgiving a Giant Feast for Senses
Three days of awesome wine get paired with killer scenery and fabulous food at the Oregon Wine Country Thanksgiving this week
Why Are There No Dinosaur Bones in Oregon? Surprising Science
You may be wondering why you never hear about dinosaur bones being found in Oregon. No T Rex. No Triceratops. Paleontology, Portland, Wine Country, Eastern Oregon, Cascades
Be Your Own Ragnar or Floki: Viking Tourism in N. America
It turns out, several sights in North America may have some Viking visitation remnants - although the sad news is only one is confirmed to be so. Canada, East Coast, Rhode Island, Minnesota, Massac...
Oregon Wine Country Lodging: A Most Delicious Bit of Travel Advice
For those venturing out to this lush and lovely land of vineyards, hills and wide open skies, here's a few suggestions on where to stay. Yamhill County, McMinnville, Newberg, Dayton, Carlton, Dunde...
Oregon Star Parties for Total Lunar Eclipse on April 15
Get ready for a pair of OMSI Star Parties of a spectacular sort where you'll get a distinctive view of a total lunar eclipse