…FYI: With sadness, even though this happened in 2015, his wife and next door neighbour died.
The Tornado in this video is the EF-4 that struck Rochelle/Fairdale on the April 2015. Read our recent article on this Tornado here.
In the terrifying video below, watch the moment a powerful Tornado destroys a couple’s house… WHILST HE’S IN IT!!!
As you may have seen, a message appeared at the start of the video. In case you missed it, you can read in full below.
“The video was shot by Mr Clarence “Clem” Schultz from the second story of his home in Fairdale, IL on 9th April 2015. Though Mr Schultz survived, he had a number of very serious injuries. Unfortunately, his wife and next door neighbour died in this event.
PLEASE do not attempt to video or take photos of a Tornado as it approaches your location. Please follow National Weather Service warning advice: “Move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building and avoid windows.
If in a mobile home, a vehicle, or outdoors, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. It is your life… and your responsibility to protect it.”
The video was captured by Clem Schultz on the day the Tornado struck – 9th April 2015. It’s suffice to say this video gained a lot of attention.