Terrifying video shows shoppers fleeing a tornado at Walmart in Texas


Terrifying video has captured the moment a tornado ripped through a Walmart parking lot in Texas – as a man yells at terrified shoppers to rush into the store to avoid flying debris.

“Enter! Enter! Run! Run! Run!” the man shouts at the entrance to the Walmart in Round Rock, a town near Austin, as the tornado erupted Monday night. “Stay away from windows.”

The thrilling images was posted on Twitter by James Watson, a Walmart store employee.

A woman has also posted images of her bleeding legs after the heartbreaking experience.

“I just got dragged through the MF WALMART parking lot BY A TORNADO BITCH!!!!!” she wrote.

The tornado was one of several tornadoes that swept through Texas and Oklahoma, injuring at least four people in the town of Elgin, east of Austin, USA Today reported.

A tornado touched down in Luling, between Austin and San Antonio, and another massive one hit an area east of Round Rock near Taylor, according to the National Weather Service.

An aerial photo taken with a drone shows the damage caused during the passage of a series of tornadoes, near Hutto, Texas.
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“I thought I was going to die,” said Michael Talamantez of Round Rock, whose home was destroyed on Stratford Drive after the tornado touched down, USA Today reported.

Several vehicles appeared to be badly damaged at the Kalahari Resort in Round Rock, fixed KVUE cameras showed.

Meanwhile, two schools in Jacksboro, just outside of Dallas, were badly damaged when a tornado erupted around 4 p.m. Monday, Fox 26 Houston reported.

Jacksboro High School principal Starla Sanders said the roof of her home was ripped off.

“It just brought tears to my eyes. I’ve lived there for 15 years and I love this place. It’s tough,” she told the outlet.

“I didn’t see, but I heard that my house had no roof. My children are safe, my husband is safe, and all students are safe. This is what is important.

In Oklahoma, a quarter-mile-wide tornado reportedly hit the southern city of Kingston around 6:30 p.m., creating a path of destruction nearly 1,300 feet long.

The tornado hits the parking lot in Round Rock, Texas.
The tornado hits the parking lot in Round Rock, Texas.
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“This is an unstable weather pattern, and we’ve seen these types of storm systems before produce severe, dangerous and very impactful weather and flooding,” said AccuWeather Chief Meteorologist Jonathan Porter. .

The severe storm system drifted into Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama on Tuesday, triggering flood warnings.

With post wires



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