Texas is no stranger to tornados and usually they are terrifying, but storm chasers in Silverton, TX managed to catch an absolute beauty of a Texas Twister on camera. On average, Texas has over 100 tornados a year, the most of any other state in the country by far. The tornado captured in this video was even more spectacular than the rest, check it out!

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Sunday afternoon, a group of storm chasers got the surprise of a lifetime in Silverton, Texas, as they witnessed a tornado that left them speechless. Laura Hedien, a seasoned storm chaser, documented this jaw-dropping event between Lubbock and Amarillo, and the footage is jaw-dropping.

Hedien’s video, just 38 seconds long, shows a thunderstorm swirling in a crop field before a massive twister touches down in the open farmland. The sheer power and size of the tornado left everyone in awe.

 

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One of the storm chasers can be heard exclaiming, “I have not seen something like this,” as they watched the tornado rage on for a full 20 minutes. The National Weather Service in Lubbock quickly issued a tornado warning, urging everyone to stay safe until 9:15 p.m. Fortunately, by then, the tornado had already dissipated near Caprock Canyons State Park, over 20 miles from where it initially formed.

The storm chasers couldn’t contain their amazement. “Look at where we are right now,” one man is heard saying. Another marveled at the tornado’s “gorgeous” form, while excited shouts of “God bless America” and “Holy cow” echoed in the background. One hopeful chaser added, “I hope no one was out there.”

Luckily, no injuries were reported from this powerful storm. This incredible footage is a must-see for weather enthusiasts and thrill-seekers alike. For those who live for the thrill of the chase, this Texas tornado was the ultimate prize.

Catch the full video and experience the adrenaline of storm chasing like never before!

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