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Expert says Lane County tornado was a "freak event"

Expert says Lane County tornado was a "freak event"
A small tornado flipped this car in the parking lot of Lane Community College in Eugene on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. No one was hurt. (Joe Douglass/KATU News)

Just days after a tornado touched down at Lane Community College, we’re
He adds the short-track tornado, as it's known  as, was likely produced by a strong, deep cumulonimbus cloud that created its own rotation.

Three arrested on assault & robbery-related charges in Coos County

Three arrested on assault & robbery-related charges in Coos County

Police say the initial report was about a dispute where one of the suspects was said to have a firearm. 

Emergency managers stress safety following tornado

Following Tuesday’s small tornado in Eugene, emergency managers want to encourage disaster preparedness, saying it's important to be prepared at any time and know what to do, especially when you're caught off guard.

Small tornado flips cars, causes damage at Lane community College

Small tornado flips cars, causes damage at Lane community College »Play Video
This photo submitted by Christian Mello shows a car flipped over in the parking lot of Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. The National Weather Service says a small a tornado flipped the car.

The National Weather Service said the tornado of “unknown intensity” was witnessed by a college official who saw “a rain and hail wrapped tornado that damaged three vehicles significantly.”