Jan. 19, 2010 - The National Weather Service In San Diego Has Issued A Tornado Warning For... Orange County In Southwest California... This Includes The Cities Of...Westminster...Tustin Foothills... Tustin...Stanton...Seal Beach...Santa Ana...Irvine...Huntington Beach...Fullerton...Costa Mesa...Anaheim... Until 2:00 pm
The Tornado Warning for Southeastern Orange and Northwestern San Diego Counties Will Be Allowed to Expire at 2:30 pm
The National Weather Service In San Diego Has Issued A * Tornado Warning For... Southeastern Orange County In Southwest California... This Includes The Cities Of... San Clemente... Mission Viejo... Laguna Beach... Northwestern San Diego County In Southwest California... This Includes The Cities Of...Vista...Oceanside...Fallbrook... Encinitas...Carlsbad... * Until 230 Pm Pst * At 150 Pm Pst... National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated A Severe Thunderstorm Capable Of Producing A Tornado Between Carlsbad And Fountain Valley. The Storms Were Moving Northeast At About 30 Mph.
* At 1:21 pm... National Weather Service Doppler Radar Indicated A Severe Thunderstorm Capable Of Producing A Tornado Between Newport Beach And Huntington Beach... Moving Northeast At 30 Mph. A Waterspout Was Sighted At 102 Pm Moving Northeast Toward The Coast. The Storm Was Moving Northeast At About 30 Mph. Precautionary/Preparedness Actions... In Addition To The Tornado... This Storm Is Capable Of Producing 1 Inch Diameter Size Hail And Destructive Straight Line Winds.
When A Tornado Warning Is Issued Based On Doppler Radar... It Means That Strong Rotation Has Been Detected In The Storm. A Tornado May Already Be On The Ground... Or Is Expected To Develop Shortly. If You Are In The Path Of This Dangerous Storm... Move Indoors And To The Lowest Level Of The Building. Stay Away From Windows. If Driving... Do Not Seek Shelter Under A Highway Overpass. The Safest Place To Be During A Tornado Is In A Basement. Get Under A Workbench Or Other Piece Of Sturdy Furniture. If No Basement Is Available... Seek Shelter On The Lowest Floor Of The Building In An Interior Hallway Or Room Such As A Closet. Use Blankets Or Pillows To Cover Your Body And Always Stay Away From Windows. If In Mobile Homes Or Vehicles...Evacuate Them And Get Inside A Substantial Shelter. If No Shelter Is Available... Lie Flat In The Nearest Ditch Or Other Low Spot And Cover Your Head With Your Hands.
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