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Small tornado hits Portland during fall storm


PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A small tornado hit Portland during an intense fall rainstorm.

The National Weather Service says the tornado on Sunday afternoon overturned three unoccupied trailers, damaged a roof, snapped tree limbs and briefly left about 800 people without power.

The twister was a category E-0 — the smallest category — and had wind speeds of between 65 mph and 85 mph (104 kph and 137 kph).

No one was injured.

The NWS also reported a hailstorm in the area of their offices.

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