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Caught on Video: Tornado Touches Down in Bakersfield

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KTLA) — The National Weather Service confirmed Tuesday that a tornado touched down in Bakersfield for the first time since 1999.

A local resident was able to record the tornado landing at Old River Road and Stockdale Highway about 7:10 p.m. Monday.

Although unusual, tornadoes in the area are not unheard of, according to the NWS.

No damage was reported, officials said.