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.
Unstable weather Tuesday created the possibility of a rare Tornado touching down in the Bay Area.
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…
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.
The National Weather Service said a tornado was sighted in Northern California as a winter storm passed through the area.
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.
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.
The National Weather Service said a tornado has touched down a few miles outside of Stockton. No injuries were reported.
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.
Officials say tornadoes that touched down in a rural area of Northern California destroyed hundreds of acres of almond orchards.