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Columbia River Weather
Overcast
Currently
38°
Partly Cloudy
Tuesday 20%
High 48° / Low 36°
Chance of Rain
Wednesday 60%
High 46° / Low 39°
Rain
Thursday 80%
High 45° / Low 32°

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Severe Thunderstorm Watch

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 8:00 tonight (8/12) for parts of 10 Oregon counties, including Hood River, Wasco, Sherman, Gilliam and Morrow. Washington counties include Skamania. In Washington it also includes Highway 14 between mile markers 40 and 62 and in Oregon on I-84 between mile markers 42 and 62. Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Lightning can strike 15 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle. The storm can include half inch hail and winds in excess of 40mph.

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