Ef-0 tornado touches down in southwestern Washington
BATTLE GROUND, Wash.– A tornado isn’t something you see too often in the Northwest, but it does happen.
That includes Monday night. The National Weather Service in Portland says videos and radar show that a weak twister moved across north Battle Ground.
The NWS office in Portland says two meteorologists went out Tuesday to do a storm survey and confirmed the tornado. They determined it was an EF-0 tornado. It had maximum sustained winds of about 85 mph.
The tornado spawned around 7 p.m. from a severe thunderstorm associated with a cold front passing through the area.
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