Tornado touches down east of I-5


A tornado has touched down east of I-5 around 5:44 p.m. Wednesday at the intersection of Road P and Road 39.

Once the funnel cloud touches the ground it becomes a tornado

National Weather Service tornado warning

The National Weather Service in Sacramento has issued a tornado warning for north central Glenn County in northern California until 4:45 p.m.

At 3:08 p.m. the National Weather Service doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm with embedded rotation capable of producing a tornado over central Glenn County, 7 miles northeast of Elk Creek. The tornado moving very slow east northeast at less than 10 mph.

It should remain west of interstate 5 for for the time being. The tornado will be near rural northern Glenn County at 3:30 p.m.