HARNEY COUNTY, Oregon — The National Weather Service confirms a tornado touched down Saturday afternoon in Harney County.
It happened about 12 miles SSW of Frenchglen near Steens Mountain Range between 12:15 and 12:30 p.m.
The NWS Boise office shared photos on twitter by Bart Elder Photography.
A tornado occurred yesterday afternoon (6/1) between 12:17-12:31 PDT in Harney County, approximately 12 miles SSW of Frenchglen near Steens Mountain Range. No damage was reported with this tornado. Photos taken by Bart Elder Photography, shared by https://t.co/QwD6LTvtPE. #ORwx pic.twitter.com/oq5IGI1Mt2— NWS Boise (@NWSBoise) June 2, 2019
As rare as tornadoes are in the Pacific Northwest, we've seen quite a few lately.
Just last week, a tornado was confirmed in Elmore County.
Just two weeks ago, a funnel cloud was also spotted in SE Ada County.