Text of BRIDGEPORT TORNADO - National Weather Service · PDF file BRIDGEPORT TORNADO Strength/Wind...
This tornado touched down northeast of the Fackler community, causing damage to
large trees and minor damage to mobile homes. It continued across Highway 72,
snapping trees and causing roof damage to several homes. 24 high tension electrical
truss towers were twisted and flattened northeast of the Stevenson Airport. As the
storm continued northeast, it claimed several mobile homes and a metal barn was
destroyed. The worst damage was observed in the southern area of Bridgeport.
Several homes were reduced to their foundations, some cars were thrown
approximately 50 yards, and numerous trees were snapped.
Damage photos (right) show
a demolished house down
to its foundation, as well as
high-tension electrical truss
towers crumpled. To the
left, a map of the tornado