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Aumsville Oregon Flood Warnings

Aumsville Oregon Flood Warnings - After a tornado wracked the small town of Aumsville, Oregon at 11:40 a.m. Tuesday, officials are urging the public to stay clear of the area, partially because of downed power lines.

Meanwhile, some other parts of Marion and Clackamas counties are under flood warnings.

There is still the possibility of hazard-inducng hail and thunderstorms in the area, as well as other parts of Oregon. ODOT is urging drivers to be careful as this could cause more hazardous road conditions.

Aumsville Oregon Flood Warnings

The tornado tore the roofs off many buildings in Aumsville, but luckily the damage was confined to a fairly small region in town, with some damage still being assessed in rural areas just outside town. The local plumbing businesses building was destroyed, yet there have been no reports of missing or injured in the town.

Oregon officials are quick to urge people to keep away from the town and let crews take care of the damage. As of 3:30 p.m., much of the town’s electricity was taken down to let power crews deal with the many downed power lines, including some power poles and one main transmission line.

If you see a downed power line on the road, officials say to assume it is live and steer clear.

Aumsville Oregon Flood Warnings

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