Tornado tears off tin roof in Santa Rosa
SANTA ROSA, Calif. (KGO) -- A tornado with winds from 86 to 110 MPH blew through a Santa Rosa neighborhood on Friday morning, ripping off a landscaping company's corrugated metal roof and causing other minor damage. According to the National Weather Service says the twister occurred at 9:15 a.m. It is the first confirmed tornado in the Bay Area in about a decade.
The hardest hit was a neighborhood near the intersection of King and Pacific streets. The tornado tore through a shed, hurling the roof onto Pacific St. and metal debris was strewn over a wide area. A portion of the roof landed on a tree across the street.
The twister split another tree in half in the yard on a house on King st. It also buckled part of a garage door of a warehouse which stored about a dozen antique cars, including a Rolls Royce Silver Cloud. Fortuntately, the monster winds did no damage to the automobiles.
There were no reports of injuries.
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