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Shock moment couple desperately tries to outrun tornado and cowers for cover

THE shocking moment a couple desperately tried to outrun a tornado before they were caught by the winds was captured on video this weekend.

The couple was driving through a storm in Michigan that destroyed homes and resulted in the deaths of two people.

Dramatic video shows a couple caught a fast-moving tornado in Michigan

Dramatic video shows a couple caught a fast-moving tornado in MichiganCrédit: Dawn Grubaugh via Storyful
A person cleaning up items after the tornado in Michigan.

A person cleaning up items after the tornado in Michigan.Crédit: AP

Tornados are so rare in the northern Michigan town of Gaylord that the town doesn’t have a siren system to warn people about the hazardous weather.

“”In the state of Michigan, in general, we typically average about 15 or so (une année) and more of those are downstate than they are up to the north. It’s pretty unusual.John Boris, a science and operations officer told Radio Nationale Publique.

Residents with a cell phone did get acode redwarning about then minutes before the tornado hit, pourtant.

The unidentified woman recorded the extreme weather conditions as the tornado headed toward her car.

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She is heard sayingI don’t know what to do” et “Oh mon Dieu” as she and her partner tried to outrun the fast pacing winds and navigate through flying debris.

À un moment donné, the woman was heard crying and sayingOh God, it’s hitting usas the tornado swirled around them outside.

The couple pulled over and took cover in a car wash to wait for the winds to pass, USA aujourd'hui signalé.

Deadly weather conditions were seen throughout the US this past week.

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Le tornade, that touched down in Michigan vendredi, killed two and injured at least 44 autres. The tornado had winds reaching up to 140mph that damaged the community.

There have been trailers picked up and turned over on top of each other. Just a very large debris field,” Chris Martin, Otsego County fire chief told NPR.

One resident, Steve Wisniewski, said that his mother Betty Wisniewski’s house was severely damaged by the tornado but thankfully she was unharmed.

Gaylord Police Chief Frank Claeys told NPR that first responders had a difficult time navigating the tornado at first.

We were searching in places where we knew the occupants. We were calling them out by name,” Claeys told NPR.

After the tornado, plus que 14,000 people were without power and by Saturday morning that number decreased to 4,700 tel que rapporté par MLive.

Michigan governor, Gretchen Whitmer, issued a state of the emergency for Otsego County.

Le lundi, the small town of Morton, Texas, also endured a tornade, with winds that reached up to 70mph.

No injuries or deaths were reported from that weather event.

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People were directed to find shelter in a basement or in the lowest floor of a sturdy building.

Chad Casey, a storm chaser, recorded the tornado describing it as anabsolute monster.

The twister quickly moved toward the couple

The twister quickly moved toward the coupleCrédit: Dawn Grubaugh via Storyful

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