The Deadliest Tornado That Ever Hit Portland And Vancouver

April 5, 1972.

Vancouver, Washington.

As the Oregonian headline reported the next day…the tornado killed 6 people and hurt 300.

It was the Portland-Vancouver metro area’s deadliest weather day in history.

Now, check out the new video the National Weather Service in Portland, Oregon put together. It tells the complete story.




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      Roland–thanks so much for your kind words! I was on vacation — and then overwhelmed with ‘back in the office syndrome’ this week. Meanwhile…I’ve watched many ideas for blog posts float down the idea stream, unwritten.

      I’m getting back on the blog tonight. Talk to you later.

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