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Thursday, March 10, 2011

Camera Shows Mobile AL Business Being Hit By Wednesday Morning Tornado

I was watching WALA-TV10 live from Mobile on the Web yesterday morning when a viewer (?) called into the station and reported a tornado had touched down at a busy intersection in west Mobile.

Viewers also sent in several damage photos before the station's own photographers could get on the scene- showing damage at a BP gas station and a Food World grocery store.

Three persons suffered minor injuries.

Today- surveillance video from a hardware store/small engine repair shop located near the gas station and grocery store was released on YouTube.

Note the man seated and working on a riding lawnmower when the lights go out- and slo-mo of the video shows the man getting down and wrapping himself around the mower as the tornado hits the building.

The man wasn't hurt.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Well I hope lots see this but as well we can see what no warning?

Or warning made and was ignored?

Very lucky man.