Tornado hits Manzanita on Oregon Coast

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MANZANITA, Ore. -- A tornado touched down in the coastal town of Manzanita Friday morning.

The National Weather Service reported tornado damage in Manzanita at 8:25 a.m. 

The Tillamook County Sheriff's Office reports that about two blocks of downtown were hit by the tornado. There were no immediate reports of injuries.

The weather service said a warning was in effect until 9:45 a.m.


Photos: Tornado damage in Manzanita


Storm slams Seaside

Strong gusts of wind and rain continued to hit Seaside Friday morning, as lightning made the sky glow over the ocean at 5:00 a.m.

Thursday night, powerful wind knocked down trees and large branches.

Water also covered a section of Hwy 101 on the south side of Seaside. Road crews with signs were on site, telling drivers to make their way around it.

Crews continue to work to get the power restored, as people in Seaside prepare for another round of wild weather heading into the weekend.


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