Officials asked people in Linda, Olivehurst and Marysville to take shelter as a tornado moving at around 20 mph touched down just east of Olivehurst and moved north. Video from Stacie Rahlf shows the tornado moving through Plumas Lake.
The weather service also warned of high winds, hail and lightning.
The warning expired at 7 p.m.
Meteorologists classified the tornado as an EF-0.
Minor damage was reported.