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.
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