EF0 Tornado, Sunday Oct. 28th, North Portland

The NWS confirms an EF-0 tornado, Sunday afternoon at 2:58 pm in north Portland, 3 miles west of PDX, near Marine Drive.  Peak gusts are estimated at 74 mph.  Damage includes, minor tree damage, minor roof damage and three semi-truck trailers overturned in a parking lot. There were no reported injuries.  The damage path was 1.25 miles long and 20 yards wide. 

The tornado was birthed out of a cold upper trough and very unstable air.  Marble size hail was reported with multiple intense downpours and numerous thunderstorms.   

-Rod Hill