Inside the Tornado
This is the famous Kirksville Missouri
tornado video filmed by Tornado Tim where he was trapped in the
Kirksville Missouri subdivision that took a direct hit from the
deadly tornado. See what it would be like if you were "In the
Tornado" as it destroys everything around you. Debris is seen
slamming into his car as the tornado makes a direct hit on him and
his vehicle. This is the video you saw on The Weather Channel and
the clip that Jim Cantore talked live on the air with Tornado Tim
about. This video shows the Car Dealership where Jim Cantore and the
Weather Channel did their live feed as the tornado hit it. See the
tornado descended on the city and then watch the second clip which
features damage video as the rescue teams arrive on the scene and
are involved in rescue efforts as they take place.
Also in the Check
out the tornado that Tornado Tim shot incredible High Definition Video of as it crossed the road just feet from him. Watch
power lines explode and then Tornado Tim parallel two tornadoes as
they spin across the plains of Texas.
Chasing with "Tornado Road"
started out 2008 with our new Hailinator setup on the car and it did
help us, especially when we took a direct hit from a tornado this
year. We also started filming for the new TV show Tornado Road on
NBC. Read More
Chasing in Kansas
April 23rd we captured several tornadoes including this one near
Protection Kansas. This storm produced many tornadoes
including this power tornado.
Read more here.
Chasing in Texas
May 5th we were in Martin County Texas where we filmed a classic
tornado while chasing with a French TV crew. It was an incredible
chase with a fantastic supercell producing a nice elephant trunk
tornado. Read more here...
Chasing in Northern Nebraska
Tornado Tim's Near Death Encounter with a tornado.
"I realized I had made a stupid mistake and left no way to escape. I was stuck in
my car and had to ride out the tornado in the worst possibly location. The large building
seemed to be holding, but large debris passed over the top of the car and flew by the
sides of the building."
Chasing Multiple tornadoes in one hour
This storm kept dropping tornado after tornado.
"Although we did not know it yet, just before the tornado crossed the road it
destroyed the Douglas farmhouse leaving nothing of the house standing with debris spread
Chasing Slow Moving Tornado
Watch the entire life cycle of a tornado on this chase.
"During this time I didn't have to move my car once. I sat in the same place for
at least 20 minutes making it easy to photograph. This slow tornado movement was truly a
chasers dream for photographing and a rare occurrence for tornado photography."
Chase a Large destructive Tornado
"Traveling north on Hi-way 7 leaving the city limits of Basset Nebraska there off
to our right we could barely make out a large tornado, hidden in a sheet of rain. It was
incredible as it became more visible to us. This tornado was a real monster and was much
larger than the sleek rope tornado we just left."
Chasing the Panhandle
"Tornadoes Near North Platte on May 29th 2004 were seen along Interstate I-80 by
anyone traveling through."
"For the second day in a row the Nebraska Panhandle gets hit with another small
rope tornado just miles from one the day before. On June 4th 2004 a tornado warning was
Chasing with Top Gear
Look for the story about Tornado Tim featured in Top Gear
magazine from UK. Check the tornadoes of 2005.
"Spinning fast and tight it was a short lived event lasting less than 10 minutes
and was filtered through the rain making it less impressive, but still rewarding. A
tornado watch was issued for the area and as it turns out it was needed."
No one was watching as several small tornadoes formed.
"Did you know that not all cities have warning sirens to warn citizens of an
approaching tornado? "