Weather Alert

2 Tornado Warnings Within 2 Hours In Portland Metro Area

Portland, Ore. — Sunday evening, the National Weather Service in Portland issued two tornado warnings in the Portland Metro Area.

The first happened about 6:45 p.m. in western Multnomah County.

Tornado Warning including Multnomah County, OR until 7:00 PM PDT pic.twitter.com/Bwscfn5hQJ

— NWS Portland (@NWSPortland) September 9, 2019

Our news partner KGW spoke with a man who says his property was damaged by that storm.

Here’s a look at the damage at @PlumperPumpkins the owner says was caused by the tornado tonight. His solar panels, corn maze, & a large tent were damaged. He thinks it’s about $5,000 worth of damage. pic.twitter.com/jBcedgPhlY

— Lindsay Nadrich (@LindsayNadrich) September 9, 2019

The second tornado warning a short time later in Clark County.

Tornado Warning including Orchards WA, Walnut Grove WA until 8:15 PM PDT pic.twitter.com/HNHlCi61Kp

— NWS Portland (@NWSPortland) September 9, 2019

Some dramatic photos were posted to social media in the Orchards area.

Tornado orchards area Ward and 162 headed east looked like pic.twitter.com/2uxGBYoGhJ

— Heather Tianen (@HeatherTianen) September 9, 2019

The National Weather Service says they will have investigators out Tuesday to survey the damage to make a determination if there was in fact a tornado that touched down in either location.


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