STAYTON, OR (KPTV) - The National Weather Service issued a tornado warning for areas of Marion County and Linn County late Monday afternoon.

The National Weather Service in Portland tweeted that firefighters near Jefferson saw a possible tornado in the Marion area, moving east.

People in that area was advised to take shelter immediately.

The tornado warning was issued for an area that included Stayton, Sublimity and Scio. The warning area includes nearly 17,000 people, 11 schools and one hospital.

The warning was put into place through 4 p.m. Monday.

By 4:02 p.m., The National Weather Service reported the tornado warning had ended. The storm weakened and meteorologists said they did not believe it would produce another tornado.

Another likely tornado occured in the Forest Grove area. That one hit at 2:17 p.m., according to FOX 12 meteorologists. A nursery owner in the area reported multiple greenhouses were destroyed by the suspected tornado. 

An EF-0 tornado was confirmed to have touched down in north Portland over the weekend.

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