Tornado reported in Battle Ground, NWS to investigate

Damage from a reported tornado last Thursday morning in Battle Ground. Photo: KGW Mike Galimanis

Damage from a reported tornado last Thursday morning in Battle Ground. Photo: KGW Mike Galimanis

Portland, Ore. — (KGW) Callers to Clark County dispatch described a tornado touching down in Battle Ground, Washington, Thursday morning.

The National Weather Service did not immediately confirm that report, but said it was sending a team to assess the damage.

No injuries have been reported. Clark County Emergency Services said two commercial buildings were damaged and evacuated.

Battle Ground Public Schools said in a message on Facebook that some students temporarily sheltered in place as a precaution, but all students were safe. Schools later resumed normal operations.

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