Wild wind: Readers share their storm stories

"Our neighbors five homes away were dealt an almost deadly blow," wrote Ken Ream of Keizer, Ore. "I thank the Lord they got out safely."
"Our neighbors five homes away were dealt an almost deadly blow," wrote Ken Ream of Keizer, Ore. "I thank the Lord they got out safely."Submitted by Ken Ream / UGC
/ Source: msnbc.com

A deadly windstorm toppled trees and flooded roads across Washington and Oregon on Thursday and Friday. Readers from across the Pacific Northwest shared their stories and pictures of the damage:

This photo is what I witnessed at the intersection of Howell and 9th Avenue in downtown Seattle just at the height of rush hour traffic, and the start of the Seahawks game.Submitted by Aaron Blank / UGC
Back of the Carriage houseSubmitted by Jeff Copeland / UGC
This is a picture front outside my house in Newport Hills, about 15 miles East of Seattle - and still no power or internet - gotta love wireless and generators!Submitted by Kevin Tighe / UGC
15th St. E. and Madison St.Submitted by Kerrigan Swan / UGC