Tornado threat for Pacific Northwest Sunday as system moves onshore

Downpours, small hail, damaging winds and waterspouts are also possible.

Severe weather is possible in the Pacific Northwest Sunday as the low-pressure system continues to push onshore. 

The Storm Prediction Center says there is a ‘Marginal’ risk for severe storms Sunday afternoon. A ‘Marginal’ risk for severe weather means that thunderstorms will be limited in duration and intensity. 

Downpours, small hail, damaging winds and even tornadoes are possible with these severe storms. The National Weather Service in Seattle says that they are monitoring the chance for waterspouts too.  

As the front continues to push into the region, conditions will be favorable for brief tornadoes and strong wind gusts during the afternoon and evening hours. 

Stay with FOX Weather as this severe weather develops.