Tornado which hit Santa Barbara County said to be the first confirmed in county in three decades
Meteorologists say tornado started as a waterspout which moved onshore.
We now know more about the tornado which touched down in Santa Barbara County this week, damaging more than two dozen mobile homes.
A National Weather Service team which investigated the tornado released new details about its findings.
The meteorologists say it started as a waterspout at around 6 p.m. Tuesday which moved onshore. Weather Service investigators say it was about a half mile long, and 25 yards wide.
The tornado damaged 25 mobile homes in the Sandpiper Village Mobile Home Park, but fortunately no one was seriously injured. It destroyed a metal carport, broke some windows, and damaged some roofs.
It’s the first documented tornado in Santa Barbara County since December of 1991.