TOP 10 BEST TORNADOES Tornado 5-20-13 Moore, OK EF5 2 months ago   11:53

Pecos Hank
Top 10 best tornado video countdown. Tornadoes manifest themselves in all sorts of shapes and sizes. Some are a wondrous bright white, others are dark horrific, monsters. Most are harmless grazing over rural farmland, others are worst case scenarios. I've been chasing tornadoes since 1999 and these are my top ten best tornado videos.

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The roar of a tornado sounds different depending on it's size, how close you are and what the tornado is striking. Ones I've heard over open fields often sound like powerful waterfalls. The bigger the tornado, the louder and deeper the rumble. Ones moving through trees get louder and can sound more like a jet engine. In town, where there are lots of homes and buildings an approaching tornado might sound like a freight train with the clickity-clack noises of airborne missiles and heavy debris slamming into your neighbors homes.

#10 on this countdown was an extremely close, stationary tornado twirling 50 yards in front of my vehicle.

#9 The El Reno Oklahoma on May 31, 2013 was the widest tornado ever recorded. Mobile doppler recorded 295 mph winds just above the surface as this tornado grew to a record breaking 2.6 miles wide. The tornado occurred over mostly rural farm. Because the most powerful winds did not strike any anchored structures, this tornado only received an EF3 rating.

#8 was a beautiful, white, shape-shifting EF4 tornado descending from a tight, high base near Alpena South Dakota on June 18, 2014.

#7 and # 6 belong to the Pilger Nebraska twin tornadoes that touched down on June 16, 2014.
Two tornadoes on the ground at the same time isn't common, however two almost identical powerful EF4's in close proximity is extremely rare.

# 5 occurred in Cedar County Nebraska on June 17, 2014. This violent tornado occurred over mostly open farm land and received a underrated EF3.

#4 touched down just south of Dodge City Kansas as two mesocyclones buckled into each other like gears. This storm was a long lived cyclic supercell responsible for dropping a dozen or more tornadoes on May 24, 2016. For most of this tornadoes life, it shared the stage with another nearby tornado and at one point three tornadoes were on the ground at the same time.

#3 was a long lived, extremely violent tornado touching down near Chapman Kansas or Abilene Kansas on May 25, 2016.
For ninety minutes this finely tuned machine was on the ground. Unbelievably, this breath taking EF4 did not claim any lives.

#2... If ever a thing haunts your dreams, It might resemble the remorseless Katie-Wynnewood Oklahoma tornado of May 9, 2016. In seconds this EF4 ripped entire roof off its walls and tossed its fragments a hundred meters into the air. The rest of the house demolished. Trees hovers above the ground while roof trusses and 2x4's whirl around the tornado like feathers and a man looses his life.

#1 takes us back south of Dodge City to that unprecedented day, May 24th, 2016. At least a dozen tornadoes touched down, but the first one was the ultimate beautiful tornado. For approximately 30 minutes this slow moving, perfect beauty presented the tornado of a lifetime up close! Well lit excellent conditions, with good roads provided a dream come true scenario for even the most dedicated veteran chasers.

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Rev up RAV4 bro~~
H Phillips
A song by the doors comes to mind. THE END 🙄🙄🙄
Wow. That is some amazing video! I am glad Scotty had you on his channel or else I wouldn’t have found your channel. Keep up the excellent work.
Bayou Boy
great video thanks to Scotty Kilmer for showing me this video
Bayou Boy
wish we can post some pic in the comments look me up on f/b you see the lighting hit pic off this video
I’m here because of Scotty.... “rev up your Toyota and get the heck outta there”
#1 was truly an amazing, epic tornado! I’m not so sure I wouldn’t be killed if I witnessed it up close because it would be hard not to stand there transfixed, taking in the beauty of the beast to fill the memory bank for future recollection. They are an amazingly beautiful collection of dichotomies, with grace and brute force, beauty and ghastliness, tranquility and chaos existing together...intertwined like the twister itself.
3:45 that thing is hauling ASS!!!
SKG Swayy
“It’s conception of the gods” was that a Twister reference?!? 😂👌🏻👌🏻 I love how the last one faded downwards
Heather Corral
Kelly Carver
I'm scared of tornadoes
Shannon yeo
A tornado forms of The heat then Storm comes And Rain and Thunder Then They form At the cloud and The ground Some will be so windy that’s makes Bigger
fgteev FAN
Just go another country
lori R
you are the wether channel of YouTube. and that is awsome.
Jai-Anna Tetley
Im waiting for some slapping sounds to come into the videos when he describes the ones he likes
I'm an Optimus
Matthew Galter
7:23 "Finely tuned destructive machine" designed to be just that, by man- WEATHERWAR101
Matthew Galter
That's not nature and there's no mystery to it, it's NEXRAD & THE POWER PLANTS that did this like all of our weather: SEE WEATHERWAR101 FOR IRREFUTABLE EVIDENCE PROVING ALL THIS
Vicente Dimen
Pecos hank how do tornadoes spond 🧐🧐🌪🌪🌪😱😱
Trevor Brown
I’m terrified of these, why am I watching this?! Nonetheless, an insane amount of courage sir! God bless you!
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Tornado 5-20-13 Moore, OK EF5 TOP 10 BEST TORNADOES 2 months ago   05:46

The birth of a monster. The May 20, 2013 Moore, Oklahoma tornado as it first drops out of the sky in Newcastle, OK and moves from there toward Moore where it turned into an EF5 causing mass destruction. God be with its victims.
Big tornado 2013