Last Updated: Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Puyallup tornado damages buildings

An EF-1 tornado touched down near Puyallup, causing damage to buildings and tipping a train off its tracks, The National Weather Service confirmed.

According to the weather officials, Puyallup tornado was on the ground for five minutes or less. The twister was 75 yards wide and had maximum winds of 110 mph.

Tornado damaged buildings at Frederickson 777 and 787 manufacturing plant, KING 5 reported.

Storm caused heavy rainfall in Olympia and Seattle area.

Tornado hit around 7:20 a.m. in the small town of Frederickson, about 45 miles south of Seattle.

Original post: Natural Disasters List September 30, 2013