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Tornadoes Reported South of Chico in Rural Northern California

“PDT Chico, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say at least three tornadoes have been reported in a rural area outside of Chico.

After the National Weather Service issued a tornado warning Wednesday evening for the area, a California Highway Patrol spokesman says three twisters hit a sparsely populated area of dairy land south of Chico.

The CHP says no significant damage has been reported, though there were four minor accidents in the area.

The National Weather Service says around 6:41 p.m. Wednesday radar showed the a storm associated with at least one tornado about 13 miles south of Chico, or about 90 miles north of Sacramento.” Read more.

Categories: Natural Disasters
  1. 05/26/2011 at 3:16 PM

    Wow, we made it onto the pages of “Midnight Watcher”!! We’re big time!

    They weren’t really that bad, but the local TV weatherman sure looked like he was enjoying the limelight.

    I think it pulled up a few almond trees and knocked down a barn. Maybe a few chickens got loose who would have quite a tale to tell (if they could talk).


  2. ICA
    05/26/2011 at 3:31 PM

    Let’s hope that this is the only reason to make it Kurt! :)


  3. 06/01/2011 at 3:07 PM
  4. ICA
    06/01/2011 at 4:03 PM

    Not good. From the West coast, to the East coast:

    Tornado Watch in Effect in New York City


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