Tornado Warning San Jose, Santa Cruz counties. SAN JOSE — The National Weather Service issued a rare tornado warning for Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties this afternoon.
The warning, which expired at 2:30 p.m., was issued after radar readings indicated that a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was moving northeast through the area at 35 mph. The storm was expected to produce hail, according to the weather service.
In the event of a tornado, residents should seek shelter in an interior hallway or room, such as a closet, in a basement or on the lowest level of a building and stay away from windows.
A high wind warning is currently in effect in San Joaquin County.
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