TORNADO WARNING IS OVER For Butte, Glenn and Colusa Counties

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for parts of Butte, Glenn and Colusa Counties

Posted: Feb 2, 2019 4:04 PM
Updated: Feb 2, 2019 8:11 PM

Update 4:35 p.m. February 2, 2019 - A Tornado Warning has been issued for northeastern Colusa County, southwestern Butte County and southeastern Glenn County. The warning will expire at 5:00 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019.

At 4:19 p.m. a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Colusa (11 miles east of Maxwell) that was moving north at 20 mph. Funnel clouds have been reported with this storm.

A tornado may be possible, and quarter-sized hail that could cause damage to vehicles. Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Tree damage is likely, according to the National Weather Service.

The dangerous storm will be near Afton at approximately 4:45 p.m. and at Butte City and Codora at approximately 4:55 p.m.

You are asked to take cover now if you are in the area. Move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

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Update 4:21 p.m. February 2, 2019 - The Severe Thunderstorm Warning Has Expired

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COLUSA AND SUTTER COUNTIES, Calif. - The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Northeastern Colusa County and Northwestern Sutter County. This warning will last until 4:15 p.m.

Shortly after 3:30 p.m. on Saturday afternoon the National Weather Service located a severe thunderstorm over the Colusa National Wildlife area (13 miles southeast of Maxwell) that was moving northeast at 15 mph.

Quarter-sized hail may be possible, with damage to vehicles expected.

Impacted areas include Colusa, Colusa National Wildlife, Sycamore and Meridian.

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building.

Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.

Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

This storm is also showing rotation with funnel clouds possible.

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