“I’ve never heard roar like that before.”
That’s how the Norman, Oklahoma, storm-chasing team called Basehunters described the Moore, Oklahoma, tornado that devastated the area on Monday afternoon. And while the massive twister played out on live TV, the team consisting of Colt Forney, Kevin Rolfs, Scott Peake, and Isaac Pato captured some of the most amazing footage yet of the destructive force of nature.
While the high-definition video captures the sheer size of the twister, it also gives a clear picture of the debris cloud that accompanies these massive storms. At one point, in fact, of the men can be heard yelling out that an entire roof can be seen flying by:
You can watch the incredible footage below (make sure the video is set to the HD version to get the full effect):
“Houses are leveled. This doesn’t even look like it was a development,” one of the men can be heard saying as they survey the aftermath.
The death toll climbed above 50 as of Monday night and was expected to rise.