“Oh my God, the barn blew over,” he told his wife. “The power is out and the wind was so loud.”
-- A Deadly Wind: The 1962 Columbus Day Storm by John Dodge.
On October 12, 1962, a windstorm slammed the Pacific Northwest coast, with wind gusts measured over 127 mph in Portland. John Dodge tells a lively story of this catastrophic storm based on eye-witness accounts and historic records.
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