A devastating tornado that swept through suburban Oklahoma City on Monday generated unthinkable damage and horrifying footage. TPM compiled some of the most extraordinary videos of the deadly storm.
Recording from a distance, this group captured the surreal sight of debris — including rooftops — being tossed aimlessly, as well as the otherwordly noise emanating the twister. “I’ve never heard roar like that before,” remarked the videographer:
This brief video was shot from the parking lot of a local Kentucky Fried Chicken by a cook at the restaurant. “Probably not the best thing to do, but I did it,” he told NBC News:
A time-lapse video, via NBC, tracks the tornado’s path of destruction:
This collection of footage provides multiple perspectives of the storm:
This video appears to show the storm losing power, as the twister can be seen dissipating from a distance: