'Damaging winds, destructive hail and deadly cloud to ground lightning'
By KVAL.com staff
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Lane and Linn counties Thursday afternoon as black clouds, lightning, rain and hail marched across the region.
"This is a dangerous storm," the National Weather Service said. "If you are in its path, prepare immediately for damaging winds, destructive hail and deadly cloud to ground lightning. People outside should move to a shelter, preferably inside a strong building but away from windows."
Extreme Weather Warning
Here is the warning in its entirety:
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
* UNTIL 215 PM PDT.
* AT 130 PM PDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM. IF YOU ARE IN ITS PATH...PREPARE
IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO
What a way to start a beautiful weekend on the Oregon coast
Patch, our cat is waiting for breakfast as he enjoys the Sun in Lowell while the Valley and Eugene has a blanket of fog. A 13 mile drive to Lowell east of I-5 and you can escape the fog that Eugene residents put up with. It is worth the short commute to live out of the fog for most of the winter.
A short 13 mile drive east to Lowell and you can escape the Valley fog. 95% of the time that Eugene is socked in with fog there is blues skies in Lowell.