The National Weather Service said that a tornado was responsible for ripping the roof off a building in Montebello on Wednesday morning.
It capped a period of wild weather across California that brought heavy winds and warnings of tornadoes and landspouts.
A video sent to KTLA-TV Channel 5 showed a dark funnel cloud forming over the Montebello area while footage from the station’s own news helicopter showed the roof of the structure on South Vail Street with enormous holes, with beams and the building’s interior open to the elements.
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