JEFFERSON, Ore. -- The National Weather Service reported that a tornado touched down in the Jefferson-Scio area, about 12 miles northeast of Albany, on Monday afternoon.
The confirmed tornado touched down at 3:36 p.m., moving east at 15 mph.
Minimal damage was reported, including downed trees and a street sign that was knocked over.
#UPDATE: Around 3:30 p.m. a #JeffersonOR firefighter reported a #tornado on the ground to the east of Jefferson, moving towards Marion. There are no reports of damage at this time. #KEZIwx @KEZI9 #orwx pic.twitter.com/KhFtgQnU7g
— Marisa Woloszyn (@MarisaWoloszyn) October 29, 2018
The NWS issued a tornado warning for southwestern Marion County and north central Linn County, but it soon expired.
— NWS Portland (@NWSPortland) October 29, 2018
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