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Small Tornado Touches Down in NE Portland Oregon Tuesday Morning



— Portland, OR (AP)


The National Weather Service says a small tornado touched down in Portland, Oregon during a severe storm.


The weather agency estimates the tornado's wind speeds were about 80 mph, which makes the storm a Category EF0.


KGW-TV reported Tuesday that the tornado was on the ground for about a mile and tore up a few trees, knocked down a power pole and ripped shingles off the roof of a home.


Several local residents captured video of a funnel cloud developing as the storm approached.

No one was injured.


Information from: KGW-TV, http://www.kgw.com/