severe weather

ODOT preps for winter storm

The first significant winter storm of the season is on the way, and drivers are being urged to use extreme caution on the roads. The Oregon Department of Transportation was prepping for the winter storm all day Friday. ODOT told NBC5 News …

Tornado destroys barns near Lebanon

Lacomb, Ore. (KPTV) – An Oregon community about 80 miles south of Portland is cleaning up debris after a tornado destroyed two barns. No one was hurt. People who saw the tornado say it happened fast, and was extremely violent. It happened …

Flooding forces partial Highway 96 closure

Near Klamath River, Ore. —  Severe weather is hampering drivers traveling on Highway 96 in Siskiyou County. Part of the highway that connects from Yreka to Happy Camp was closed today due to flooding. “The Klamath River is flooding the roadway. There …

Tropical storm Julia delivers a drenching

(NBC News) — Tropical Storm Julia formed in just hours Tuesday night, over land along Florida’s east coast, rare, but no less powerful. The storm snapped trees and power lines, spawning tornadoes that left a swath of damage and heavy rain across …

July hail storm in Central Oregon

Prineville, Ore. — Severe weather rolled through parts of Central Oregon Monday evening. Video shared by Pamela Fisher on YouTube shows the hail storm hitting the city of Prineville, roughly 45 miles northeast of Bend. The storm hit so hard it looked …

Severe weather hits the south

(NBC News) Violent weather ripped across the American heartland Wednesday night, leaving a trail of destruction that stretched for miles. Multiple tornadoes ravaged parts of Oklahoma, while southern Kansas was pummeled by golf ball sized hail. Rescue teams worked through the night …