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NWS: Power poles, trees damaged after EF-1 tornado hit Tuolumne County Saturday

The tornado travelled approximately 0.8 miles, according to the National Weather Service.
Credit: National Weather Service

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — An EF-1 tornado touched down Saturday afternoon near the Tuolumne County community of Tuttletown, according to the National Weather Service's Sacramento Office. It was reported around 2:52 p.m.

According to the NWS, the tornado had peak wind speeds around 90 miles per hour. It travelled approximately 0.8 miles with a width of around 100 yards.

Two power poles were taken out by the tornado which also uprooted oak and pine trees. No injuries were reported.

The tornado came during a warning which was followed by flash flooding across Tuolumne County.

The NWS says that California Highway Patrol officers in Tuolumne County spotted funnel clouds Saturday. Videos shot Saturday afternoon shows a possible tornado in southwest Calaveras County.

Forecasters are preparing for more unstable weather expected Sunday evening before another atmospheric river moves in Monday night into Tuesday.

The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center says they are monitoring northern California conditions Sunday afternoon giving much of the valley a 2% chance of tornadoes.

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