VIDEO: Funnel cloud spotted near Chowchilla, NWS says

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- The National Weather Service in Hanford are saying a funnel cloud was spotted near Chowchilla Saturday afternoon.

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Video shot by ABC30 Insider, Stephen Kinnett, shows a small flash of lightning as storms clouds slowly begin to funnel.

A tornado warning was issued from 3:50 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.., but NWS said they cannot call the sighting a tornado until there are reports of damage, or visual proof the funnel touched the ground.

NWS said there was a "very impressive tornadic signature" in the area of the funnel cloud.

An EF1 tornado touched down in Fresno County on Jan. 18.

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