Yes, A Tornado Struck Near Santa Barbara

Whenever a tornado strikes California, the news media becomes discombobulated. They want to believe California doesn't get tornadoes when it usually is struck by several each year. Note the scare quotes around the word tornado below:
Daily Mail 
I looked at the radar for 8:42 pm PST Christmas evening and found the tornado just west of Santa Barbara. 
The green and red "couplet" indicates the location of the tornado as moved inland. 

Remember: tornadoes occur in all 50 United States. 


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