Umatilla tornado confirmed by NWS

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The National Weather Service confirmed a EF-1 tornado with estimated peak winds from 95-100 mph in Umatilla at around 6:30 p.m. on Sunday. There were no fatalities or reported injuries.

A NWS storm survey revealed an EF-1 tornado with estimated wind speeds between 95 and 100 mph developed near East 8th Avenue in Umatilla, uprooting and snapping several trees in an open field. The tornado moved toward a residential neighborhood between East 8th Avenue and East Collins Street and peeled back the roofs from several homes and uprooted numerous trees.

Damage continued into North Lake Community Park where a scoreboard was toppled and three power lines were snapped. The tornado moved across Lake Pearl and into the Olde Mill RV resort where it destroyed approximately ten recreational vehicles and damaged at least 25 others.

The tornado continued west toward downtown Umatilla and damaged the roofs of the Umatilla Inn, an elementary school, and a home on Babb Road.