Driver Films 'Terrifying' Trip Through Tornado-Warned High Point, North Carolina

The National Weather Service issued multiple tornado warnings as a line of thunderstorms moved through North Carolina on March 18.

A motorist in High Point got stuck in the storm on Thursday afternoon, filming the low visibility caused by the driving rain. “Just drove through tornado area in High Point, NC,” they wrote on Twitter. “Terrifying.”

Preliminary reports by the NWS confirmed a “tornadic storm” was on the ground for approximately five minutes near High Point, with estimated peak winds of between 85 and 100 mph. Credit: @CFitz77 via Storyful