extreme weather

Big waves wreak havoc on the Oregon Coast

LINCOLN CITY, Ore. (KATU/CNN) – Big surf, high wind, rain and hail pummeled Lincoln City. “We’ve seen big high tides, water in the parking lot and debris, but nothing like this,” said Sydney Simon, the manager at Kyllo’s restaurant. “The waves were …

Tornado strikes Oregon community

AURORA, Ore. (KATU) – When the weather near Canby, Oregon turned extreme, Linda Tate grabbed her phone and started recording. “I saw some pretty black clouds and I figured it was pretty close,” said Tate, who witnessed a tornado. She ran next …

Tornado warning northeast of Prospect

UPDATE (7:56 p.m.) – Tornado warning downgraded by National Weather Service. There is still a strong storm moving through the area, but NWS says they are no longer seeing that threatening rotation on radar. PROSPECT, Ore. – The National Weather Service issued a …

Extreme winds cause thousands of power outages

Josephine County, Ore. — Widespread power outages have been causing problems throughout Oregon and northern California. Locally, the outages mainly impacted areas between Gold Hill and Roseburg. “Late last night and early this morning, we experienced some extreme weather – some high …

Extreme weather pounds the Midwest

(NBC News) — Tornadoes ripped through the Midwest overnight, leaving behind a twisted path of destruction. In Illinois cell phone video captured the fear and the shock of seeing a massive funnel cloud touch down. Some people lost everything.  “It was all …