FALLBROOK- The National Weather Service has now rescinded a tornado warning that was issued for northwestern San Diego County and southeastern Orange County this afternoon, Tues. Jan. 19. The warning was in place for the communities of Fallbrook, Vista, Oceanside, Encinitas, Carlsbad, San Clemente, Mission Viejo, and Laguna Beach.
At 1:15 p.m., Doppler radar indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado between Carlsbad and Fountain Valley. The storm was moving northeast at approximately 30 miles per hour, but appears to have moved north of Fallbrook.
As of 3:15 p.m., officials said although the tornado warning has been rescinded for the Fallbrook area, it is still under a wind advisory until 6 p.m. and a flash flood watch until 8 p.m.