National Weather Service confirms Eatonville tornado

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by KING 5 News

NWCN.com

Posted on April 28, 2014 at 3:59 PM

Updated Monday, Apr 28 at 4:00 PM

The National Weather Service confirmed Monday that an EF0 tornado touched down briefly in Eatonville on Sunday.

The NWS said the tornado, with maximum windspeeds of 75 mph, touched down at 5:30 p.m. and was on the ground for less than a minute.

The tornado path length was 0.2 miles with a maximum width of 25 yards.

Damage included a carport ripped away, a leaning utility pole, and a road sign that was knocked down.

The NWS says the tornado was preceded by brief heavy rain and nickel-sized hail.
 

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