MANZANITA, Ore. (AP) A tornado caused some minor damage to homes in Manzanita, Oregon, on Tuesday morning.
The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that Tillamook County Emergency Manager Gordon McCraw said the county got reports a little after 11 a.m. about a possible tornado.
He said he took pictures and then called the National Weather Service, which did an assessment and classified the funnel cloud as a EF-0 tornado with winds between 65 and 70 mph.
Yesterday's #tornado in Manzanita was just the 5th known tornado in January in nw OR and sw WA since 1876.
1/19/1887 - Cottage Grove OR
1/20/1953 - Corvallis OR
1/5/1998 - Seaside OR
1/10/2008 - Vancouver WA
1/21/2020 - Manzanita OR pic.twitter.com/b4RYxz8YAX
— NWS Portland (@NWSPortland) January 22, 2020
A confirmed EF-0 tornado clipped two properties along the Kahnie Trail Loop ~3 miles north of Manzanita, Oregon around 1115 AM this morning (Tuesday Jan 21st 2020). Fortunately, no injuries have been reported. #pdxtst #orwx #OregonCoast pic.twitter.com/h801fRJ5XZ
— NWS Portland (@NWSPortland) January 21, 2020