A severe thunderstorm warning is in effect for parts of northeastern Oregon and southeastern Washington, including in Umatilla, Walla Walla and Columbia counties.
It’s in effect until 9 p.m.
At a little before 8 p.m., “ Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing quarter size hail and damaging winds in excess of 60 mph,” the National Weather Service warning said.
“This storm was also producing blowing dust, which was reducing visibility to near a quarter-mile. This storm was located over Milton-Freewater or near Walla Walla and moving northeast at 45 mph,” it said.
People in the path of the storm are advised to stay inside and away from windows.