It was one of those “storm of the century” events in the Pacific Northwest – a huge storm that caused incredible wreckage over a huge swath of the region. Storms since have not equalled its intensity and level of damage. Today we look back on the Columbus Day Storm that hit this area in October  of 1962.

Special thanks to local historian Frank Lehn, and the Columbia Pacific Heritage Museum in Ilwaco, Washington, for the information used in this podcast.