Tornado touches down near Seattle, leaves catastrophic damage

PORT ORCHARD, Wash. -- A tornado left widespread damage in its wake west of Seattle on Tuesday afternoon.

FOX4's sister station Q13 reports the tornado touched down in Port Orchard, which is across the Pugent Sound, just before 2 p.m. on the west coast, 4 p.m. Kansas City time.

There were no immediate reports of injuries.

Aerial coverage showed massive damage with roofs ripped off of homes and crushed vehicles surrounded by downed trees. About 50 buildings, many of them homes, were damaged, according to a Kitsap County Sheriff's deputy.

The National Weather Service said until it conducts a tornado survey on Wednesday, it won't know the full extent of the damage.