Lebanon-area tornado rating upgraded after crews examine damage

Tornado damages dairy farm near Lebanon

LEBANON, Ore. -- A tornado made contact with five buildings at Spencer's Dairy Farm on Green Mountain Drive in the community of Lacomb Tuesday afternoon.

On Wednesday, the National Weather Service updated the tornado's rating from EF-0 to EF-1 after looking at additional damage. 

At least four barns suffered extensive wind damage to their roof structures, according to the Lebanon Fire District. Two of the barns, totaling more than 23,000 square feet, were destroyed.

No homes were damaged in the community about 14 miles east of Lebanon, but the tornado left a debris path of roughly one mile, including several power lines, according to the Lebanon Fire District.

It touched down at around 1:07 p.m. and had maximum winds of 86-105 mph.

Officials said there were no reported injuries of people or livestock.

Photos: Possible tornado near Lebanon

Sky 8 video: Damage from possible tornado

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