Hwy 26 3 miles east of Shorty's Corner

Was it a Tornado I just drove through?

I was driving through a storm that hit this afternoon on hwy 26. The rain was pounding down, debris was flying every where. Tree's were falling down. Finally the traffic came to a stop. Waited for an hour in traffic before it started moving not knowing what was ahead. A tree had fallen down across hwy 26 about 3 miles east of shortys corner. Power was out from zig zag to gresham. Thought I had just drove through a tornado.

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Becky says ... on Tuesday, Mar 15 at 10:17 AM

I'm glad someone else thinks it was a tornado. Downed trees and branches were everywhere like I'd never seen in this area.

Local says ... on Monday, Mar 14 at 3:16 PM

I'd almost compare it to the Midwest "Frog Drowners" we'd get every so often. Intense storms in a small area and massive rain and wind. This was pretty close.

mom says ... on Monday, Mar 14 at 6:17 AM

I was outside when it hit. Was trying to get the horses in because I'd seen it coming on the radar. Had to hang onto the barn wall. you could feel the pressure drop and the wind and rain made it hard to breath. Didn't last long, but it was intense

Andrew says ... on Sunday, Mar 13 at 8:58 PM

No way the Emergency Broadcast Alert would have went off and told us about this we would have been Tornado Warned about it

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