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Chico tornado warning

Published On: Mar 29 2014 10:25:00 PM CDT

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SACRAMENTO HAS ISSUED A

* TORNADO WARNING FOR...
  WEST CENTRAL BUTTE COUNTY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA...
  EXTREME NORTHEASTERN GLENN COUNTY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA...
  SOUTH CENTRAL TEHAMA COUNTY IN NORTHERN CALIFORNIA...

* UNTIL 830 PM PDT

* AT 742 PM PDT...A TRAINED WEATHER SPOTTER REPORTED A FUNNEL
  CLOUD NEAR NORD...OR 10 MILES NORTHWEST OF CHICO...MOVING EAST
  AT 10 MPH. THE STORM MAY PRODUCE HAIL AS WELL.

* THE POSSIBLE TORNADO WILL BE OVER...
  RURAL WESTERN BUTTE COUNTY NORTHWEST OF CHICO

Precautionary/preparedness actions:

The safest place to be during a tornado is under a sturdy
structure.

If in a vehicle evacuate and get inside a substantial
shelter. If no shelter is available lie flat in the nearest ditch
or other low spot and cover your head with your hands.