7 California Tornadoes: Jeff Ranieri Has Rare Helicopter Views. | NBC Bay Area

7 California Tornadoes: Jeff Ranieri Has Rare Helicopter Views.

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    Chico California witnessed something they rarely see as Mother Nature churned out several funnel clouds & even tornadoes. Upper & lower level winds produced enough wind shear in a isolated region over Northern California to create at least 7 reported tornadoes. No damages or injuries reported as many of the touchdowns occurred in rural areas. The storms also produced quarter size hail and winds that topped 40 mph. Reported Tornadoes: Willows, Hamilton, (2) Chico, Paradise, (2) Oroville. May, 25th, 2011. 11:00 PM Jeff Ranieri, Chief Meteorologist