Tornado warning for Lassen County from Loyalton Fire

Published: Aug. 15, 2020 at 2:45 PM PDT
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RENO, Nev. (KOLO) - The U.S. National Weather Service in Reno has issued a tornado warning for Lassen County.

The warning is in effect until 3:30 p.m.

The tornado potential is in southeastern Lassen County.

The pyrocumulonimbus clouds from the Loyalton Wildfire could produce a fire-induced tornado and outflow winds faster than 60 mph were located south of Chilcoot, and it is nearly stationary, the weather service said.

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