YUBA CITY (CBS / KCBS /AP) — Weather service forecaster George Cline said no damage has been reported after a tornado was spotted in a rural area about 5 miles north of Yuba City around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.
The tornado formed as a powerful rainstorm whipped through the area. The weather service had issued tornado warnings for the region.
Three-quarter inch hail was also reported during the storm in the Folsom area, east of Sacramento.
Besides the tornado, a thunderstorm cell spawned at least one funnel cloud over Davis on Wednesday afternoon, witnesses and meteorologists confirmed.
Dark clouds and heavy rain swept through Yolo County between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m., sparking a tornado warning after witnesses spotted multiple funnel clouds over the skies near Davis. The strong storm cell grew in strength and dumped hail at least a half-inch in diameter once the storm passed Power Balance Pavilion and moved through Rio Linda and NorthRead More »from Storm Spawns Another NorCal Tornado; Bay Area’s Unusually Wet, Cool Spring Not Going Away Yet