Weather Service: Thunderstorms in rural Lane, Linn counties
By KVAL.com staff
PORTLAND, Ore. -- The National Weather Service reports strong thunderstorms capable of producing hail up to one-half inch in diamater along with heavy rain and lightning are move through rural parts of southeastern Linn County and northeastern Lane County.
"If threatening weather approaches your area," the Weather Service advises, "take shelter in a sturdy building."
The weather advisory is in effect until 5:30 p.m. July 29.
The KVAL Newsroom has received reports of hail and rain on Highway 126 east of Springfield and south of Santiam Pass.
If you see the storms, post videos or photos to YouNews on KVAL.com.
Water drops on dandelion seed heads. The first rain we have had for awhile came this morning.
I took this photo about 10 AM, but since it was in the shade of one of our trees, I decided to use the flash and it made it look more like I had taken it at night.