Unconfirmed tornado touches down in Central California

Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office is tweeting a tornado touched down in the small Central California town of Denair on Sunday. National Weather Service called it an "unconfirmed tornado" that caused structural damage and would send out a storm survey team to determine its strength on Monday. 

Residents posted pictures and smartphone video of a funnel cloud looming from above in grey skies and menacing clouds on social media.  

The Sheriff's department began tweeting the inclement weather conditions around 2:12 p.m. Sunday afternoon. They said a church roof was damaged  and that the tornado was headed east out of town after heading down Zeering Road. 

Deputies and firefighters were at the scene and reported trees down, damage to some houses but no known injuries.