Bus driver jumps into action just before the Dayton, OH Tornado struck

THIS MAN SAVED LIVES! WHAT A HERO!

Greater Dayton RTA driver, David Dancer quickly acted to get passengers and fellow staff employees to safety as the EF-4 Tornado approached the Northwest Hub Transit Center on May 27th 2019.

The surveillance camera (SC) of the bus involved in the Tornadic event caught Dancer’s heroic act in full – watch in the SC footage below (a brief interview with Dancer will follow the SC footage).

The video was posted on the official YouTube account of Greater Dayton RTA.

That night, the Dayton region of Ohio was devastated by a number of Tornadoes. You can read our coverage on the EF-4 Dayton, Ohio Tornado here. Find more of our articles on Tornadoes that have struck the state of Ohio here.

New video shows the moment a Tornado struck the Moors Resort and Marina on Kentucky Lake

Caught on surveillance camera! In the video, you will see boaters dock just feet away.

Kentucky Lake is a major navigable reservoir along the Tennessee River in Kentucky and Tennessee, just in case you didn’t know.

In the surveillance camera video below, watch the moment a Tornado struck the Moors Resort and Marina on Kentucky Lake.

As you can probably guess, the surveillance camera that captured the footage was owned and operated by Moors Resort and Marina.

A handful of photos of the damage caused by the Tornado can be found below.

Photo credit: Kentucky Lake – KentuckyLake.com
Photo credit: Kentucky Lake – KentuckyLake.com
Photo credit: Kentucky Lake – KentuckyLake.com
Photo credit: Kentucky Lake – KentuckyLake.com
Photo credit: Kentucky Lake – KentuckyLake.com

Find more photos here.

The recently-rated EF-1 Tornado struck the Marina this past Sunday, 23rd June. Find more of our articles that have struck the state of Kentucky here.

RELATED: Video shows Kentucky marina get hit by Tornado as boaters dock just feet away

Sheer power of nature! Watch Tornado demolish building in seconds

The Tornado in the video struck Spartanburg, South Carolina on the 23rd October 2017. Officially, the Tornado was rated EF-2.

In the surveillance camera footage below, watch a Tornado demolish a cinder-block building in seconds. 

At this time, all we know is that the above video came from Chris Davis. However, the video was then sold to Viral Hog.

However, the video was posted on a YouTube account called, New Miracles.

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Captured on surveillance camera! FedEx driver survives an EF-3 Tornado

A coke machine saved the driver! The Tornado struck Paincourtville, (south) Louisiana on the 23rd February 2016.

In the surveillance camera footage below, watch the terrifying moment a FedEx driver gets stuck outside during an EF-3 Tornado.

The surveillance camera footage was captured by the surveillance cameras at Sagona’s True Value Hardware store in Paincourtville, (south) Louisiana.

Find other surveillance camera footage from the store below.

Video credit: David Sagona
Video credit: David Sagona

Before we end this post: we have to mention that this Tornado was one of many that struck during the Tornado outbreak of the 23rd – 24th February 2016.

We will be producing a relive in video article regarding this outbreak in due course.

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Captured on surveillance camera! EF-5 Tornado obliterates house

Preface: This EF-5 was one of hundreds that struck during one of the largest continuous Tornado outbreaks on record – 22nd May – 31st May 2008. 

In this post however, we’ll be focusing on the Parkersburg, Iowa EF-5 Tornado – which struck on the 25th May 2008 – find out more at the bottom of the article.

In the surveillance camera video below, watch the May 2008 Parkersburg, Iowa Tornado completely obliterate a home. 

The surveillance camera footage was captured by the surveillance camera at First State Bank – bank’s drive-up ATM – in Parkersburg. 

The above mentioned Tornado tore a forty three mile-long path across the counties of Butler and Black Hawk in Iowa. 

The EF-5 took the lives of nine people, injuring dozens and causing several millions of dollars worth of damage. 

The Tornado began near the Butler and Grundy County line, two miles south of Aplington, Iowa at 4:48pm (CDT).

The Tornado grew quickly in size and intensity over the next several minutes as it approached Parkersburg. 

The Tornado was nearly three-quarters of a mile wide as it moved through the southern end of Parkersburg at 4:56 (CDT). 

A third of the town experienced devastating damage with nearly two hundred homes completely destroyed. 

The Tornado maintained it’s size and intensity as it moved through New Hartford, Iowa. At 5:09pm (CDT), the severe weather event moved just north of New Hartford, once again causing incredible structural and tree damage. 

The Tornado weakened east of New Hartford with lesser damage as it pushed through portions of northern Black Hawk County – north of the cities of Waterloo and Cedar Falls.

During the weak phase of the Tornado, the parents supercell thunderstorm produced significant straight line winds from a large rear-flank downdraft (RFD) just south of the Tornado’s path. 

Wind speeds of up to one hundred miles per hour were produced simply by the RFD, with a  wind gust to ninety three at 5:37pm (CDT) measured at the Waterloo Airport. 

The Tornado re-intensified and grew nearly one and a  half miles wide north of Dunkerton, Iowa causing significant damage to a farmstead there. The Tornado dissipated just before leaving Black Hawk County at 5:50pm (CDT).

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Watch EF-4 Tornado obliterate junior and high school in Henryville, IN

The Tornado1 was one of many that touched down during the outbreak of the 2nd – 3rd March 2012.

1: This EF-4 Tornado struck on the 2nd March, 2012 – to be precise.

In the surveillance camera footage below, watch the March 2012 EF-4 Henryville, Indiana Tornado obliterate Henryville junior and high school.

The following video is our favourite in our opinion! In the surveillance camera footage below, watch the high school’s gym being destroyed.

Captured on surveillance camera! Tornado sweeps house away

This Tornado was one of many that struck during the outbreak of the 17th November 2013. Find out more about the outbreak at the bottom of the article.

In the surveillance camera video below, watch the November 2013 Diamond, Illinois Tornado sweep a display house away.

The surveillance camera footage was captured by the surveillance cameras at TD Pete’s Diamond Shell on the day the Tornado struck.

With that being said, listed below are a few facts regarding the outbreak:

  • This outbreak had just over seventy Tornadoes across seven states including Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Tennessee, Indiana, Michigan and Ohio.
  • Illinois and Indiana had fifty five of these Tornadoes.
  • There were twenty five Tornadoes in Illinois identified.
    • Fourteen being significant (EF-2 or stronger)
    • Three being EF-3 Tornadoes
    • Two being EF-4 Tornadoes
  • One supercell in Illinois dropped five Tornadoes, which were the ones to impact Perkin, Washington, Dana, Coal City, Manhattan and Frankfort – not forgetting Diamond.
  • The EF-4 Tornado which struck Washington, Illinois, had winds of one hundred and ninety miles per hour.
  • There were thirty Tornadoes in Indiana identified.
  • One hundred and one Tornado warnings were issued for Illinois on the day of the outbreak.

We will be producing an relive in video article for this particular outbreak in the near future.

The dramatic surveillance camera footage of the 2011 Joplin EF-5 Tornado

Just to make our readers aware, we will be covering this devastating Tornado in depth in the near future article.

In the videos below, relive the deadly May 2011 Joplin, Missouri EF-5 Tornado through the lens of a surveillance camera.

This Tornado – which is ranked seventh among the deadliest Tornadoes in U.S. history – killed one hundred and fifty eight people + injured over a thousand people.