Rare Large Tornado Caught On Video Near Seattle
Residents near the city of Seattle got a rare scare when a moderately sized tornado swept through their city. The residents, stunned, gasped while the tornado appears to skim the backside of a local Port Orchard Walmart. According to local reports, this was the beginning of a very damaging tornado.
Many of the people viewing the dangerous tornado from an office building do the exact wrong thing when faced with a tornado. They watch from a window. The last place you want to be when a tornado is in your area is in front of a glass window. Many people are injured when flying debris strewn from a tornado breaks glass windows.
In this case, the residents probably aren’t well-versed in tornado safety etiquette.
The tornado caused major damage.
“There was a large portion of a house flying in the air,” Port Orchard resident, Thomas Canady told Seattle Times. “That’s when I really knew it was a tornado.”
First responders are reporting roofless homes and downed trees in the path of the tornado. There are no reported injuries at this time.
Author: Jim Satney
PrepForThat’s Editor and lead writer for political, survival, and weather categories.