There have been two tornadoes confirmed near Portland, OR so far this week.
NEW VIDEO – Scary, whirling skies caught on camera in Forest Grove, OR. There were two tornadoes confirmed within the last two days near Portland. Did you know Sunday's EF-0 tornado was the first one in Portland city limits since 1972 according to the @NWSPortland #orwx #tornado pic.twitter.com/mna7JuhuTz
— WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) October 30, 2018
According to the National Weather Service in Portland, OR, the state has an average of about 2 tornadoes per year, which they say makes this “not too unusual.”
First confirmed #tornado 🌪️(EF0) in Portland city limits in decades occurred Sunday, Oct 28, 2018. Get the summary here: https://t.co/kWP0Pn9tzs. Last one was the April 5, 1972 F3 tornado which started in Portland then crossed the Columbia River into Vancouver, WA. #pdxtst #orwx pic.twitter.com/YGxCpOpVp5
— NWS Portland (@NWSPortland) October 29, 2018
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