A perspective from Oregon’s mid-Willamette Valley

Tempest tears through the west side

Written January 15th, 2020 by Hasso Hering

Strong winds and rain whipped through the Willamette Valley this afternoon. And one gust caused this damage near the west end of Seventh Avenue in Albany, across from Riverside cemetery.

The fire department responded and taped off the scene:

Elsewhere on the city’s west side, a gust tore a big branch from one of the street trees at the north end of Elm Street:


That’s all the damage I saw on a brief bike ride in the rain. But judging from the ferocity of the sudden storm, there may have been more. (hh)


2 responses to “Tempest tears through the west side”

  1. My Real Name Unknown says:

    Global warming

  2. cap says:

    Yes, this is just the beginning because conservatives in this country have their collective heads up their–, Oops!, correction, heads in the sand.


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