Tornado Warning Canceled in Butte County

The National Weather Service has canceled a tornado warning that was in effect in South Butte County.

Posted: Jan 9, 2019 2:57 PM
Updated: Jan 9, 2019 5:19 PM

UPDATE 3:25 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 - A tornado warning for South Butte County is canceled. 

The tornadic thunderstorm which prompted the warning has weakened and moved out of the warned area. 

The public in Oroville reported a funnel cloud to Butte County Law enforcement around 3 p.m. 

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BUTTE COUNTY, Calif. - The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for South Central Butte County until 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 9, 2019.

At 2:46 p.m., a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Biggs, moving to the northeast at 15 to 20 miles per hour. 

The storm will be near Oroville and Thermalito through 3:30 p.m. 

This is a developing story. Stay tuned for more details. 

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