The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Butte County that will be in effect until 5 p.m. Tuesday.
As of 3:50 p.m., the Weather Service reported that Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado near Thermalito, six miles west of Oroville. It was reported moving north at 15 mph and likely to produce accumulating hail.
The storm is expected to pass over Highway 99 before 4:30 p.m.
Call The Bee’s Cathy Locke, (916) 321-5287.