A High Wind Warning is in effect for the coast from noon to 5 p.m. Winds will be 30-40 mph with gusts 60-70 mph. A High Wind Warning is also in effect fro the Willamette Valley from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Winds will be 25-35 mph with gusts 50-60 mph.
A possible tornado damaged property and uprooted trees near Longview, Washington. Crews are trying to repair what the storm left behind. Roofs blew off and some fires set after the severe weather knocked down power lines.
Oregon weather did not cooperate for Thursday's partial solar eclipse. The Eugene Astronomical Society set up telescopes for the viewing at The Science Factory. But just as the eclipse hit its peak, the downpour began, forcing everyone to run for cover.