This Jaw Dropping Footage Of An Oklahoma Tornado Will Blow Your Mind

Everyone in Oklahoma knows May is the month to watch out for tornado outbreaks, but no one expected the intensity of the tornadoes that developed in south-central Oklahoma on May 9, 2016. A violent, long-track elephant trunk tornado ripped through the Katie-Wynnewood area producing an EF4 tornado that left destruction in its wake and one fatality.

Storm chasers were in the area looking to capture footage if a funnel developed. Take a look at the close encounter that was caught on film:

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Have you heard about the deadly tornado that hit Pryor, Oklahoma in 1942? Check out the devastation that occurred in this small town.