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Greensburg, Kansas destroyed by F5 tornado
Date filmed: May 4, 2007
Description: A chaotic and tragic night in Kansas is documented as a historic massive wedge tornado, rated EF5 on the (enhanced) Fujita scale, directly hits the town of Greensburg at night - completely destroying the town and killing 12 people. The huge tornado is visible in the frequent lightning flashes. Three other tornadoes touch down nearby in the darkness, illuminated by lightning. Two of the additional tornadoes are on the ground simultaneously. A destroyed natural gas main jets gas into the air with a loud roaring sound. Cows wander into the road, their fencing destroyed. Debris litters the road.
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