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Tornado-Like Waterspouts, Lightning, Gale-Force Winds And Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Northern California Waters

The National Weather Service issued a “special marine warning” as a fast-moving band of severe thunderstorms moved offshore, creating conditions that could span waterspouts — tornadoes over the ocean– along with frequent lightning, gale-force winds and large swells capable of overturning small vessels.

12/15/2014

A possible funnel cloud was photographed near Davis on June 1, 2011. (Photo by Lauren Melcher)

Erratic Storm Cells Create Tornado Risk In Bay Area

Unstable weather Tuesday created the possibility of a rare Tornado touching down in the Bay Area.

04/01/2014

A rescue worker and his search dog sit during the search for survivors in the remains of the Plaza Towers Elementary School after it was hit by a tornado on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (Photo by Maj. Geoff Legler, Oklahoma National Guard Public Affairs/U.S. Department of Defense via Getty Images)

How To Help Oklahoma Tornado Victims

The National Weather Service said the tornado that hit Moore, Oklahoma, on Monday was a top-of-the-scale EF-5 twister. Here is a quick list of some of the agencies that are providing aid and how you can help…

05/22/2013

Volunteers help clean out Jean McAdams' mobile home after it was overturned by a tornado May 20, 2013 near Shawnee, Oklahoma. (Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Menlo Park Rescue Team Standing By For Oklahoma Tornado Relief

An urban search-and-rescue team based in Menlo Park is ready to respond to Moore, Okla., where crews continue to search for survivors of a deadly tornado that struck on Monday.

05/21/2013

An eyewitness spotted this tornado touching down in Tehama County near Red Bluff on February 19, 2013. (CBS)

Forecasters Say Tornado Spotted In Northern California

The National Weather Service said a tornado was sighted in Northern California as a winter storm passed through the area.

02/19/2013

Damage from a tornado that struck Yuba City on October 22, 2012. (CBS)

Tornado Hits North Of Sacramento, No Injuries Reported

The National Weather Service in Sacramento said it had no reports of injuries from the tornado, which hit about 3:15 p.m. Monday near Yuba City, about 40 miles north of Sacramento.

10/22/2012

Hurricane Isaac approaching Louisiana on Aug. 28, 2012 (NOAA satellite image)

Hurricane Isaac Makes Landfall In Louisiana; Bay Area Sends Relief Aid

Hurricane Isaac made landfall Tuesday evening in southeast Louisiana. Sixty-one Bay Area volunteers with the American Red Cross were dispatched to the Gulf Coast on Tuesday to assist those affected.

08/28/2012

Debris piles up at a residence in San Joaquin County after a tornado touched down in the Stockton area on April 11, 2012. (CBS)

Tornado Touches Down Near Stockton

The National Weather Service said a tornado has touched down a few miles outside of Stockton. No injuries were reported.

04/11/2012

Yuba City residents watch as a tornado touches down outside of town on June 1, 2011. (Credit: Angie Owens)

Storm Spawns Another NorCal Tornado

The National Weather Service said no damage has been reported after the tornado was spotted in a rural area about 5 miles north of Yuba City around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/01/2011

Tornado spotted near Chico

NorCal Tornadoes Destroy Almond Crops

Officials say tornadoes that touched down in a rural area of Northern California destroyed hundreds of acres of almond orchards.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/27/2011

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