Damage Seen in Coastal California After Possible Tornado

Severe weather ripped trees from their roots and downed power lines in Grover Beach, California, on Wednesday, February 7, as weather officials said they received reports of a possible tornado. Video posted by Grover Beach Police Commander Jim Munro shows the damage in Grover Beach on Wednesday. “Well, that was an interesting day at work!” he wrote in his X post. A “line of convective showers” brought heavy rain showers, hail and gusty winds on Wednesday afternoon, according to weather officials. The National Weather Service said it planned to survey the damage “to determine if the damage in this area was due to a tornado, or severe straight-line winds.” Credit: Grover Beach Police via Storyful