Motorists Drive Along Texas Highway as Tornado Spins Nearby

A tornado spun along a highway near Crowell, Texas, on May 4, as severe storms swept from northern parts of the state into Oklahoma.

Video filmed by Sean Waugh shows several vehicles driving next to the swirling tornado as it moved closer to structure.

The National Weather Service warned those in the path of the storm to immediately take precautions and seek shelter. Credit: Sean Waugh via Storyful

Video transcript

SEAN WAUGH: Beefy.

- I wonder if there are people?

SEAN WAUGH: You can see the left edge off of the left, but the right's just really, really intense.

- Oh, my gosh.

SEAN WAUGH: Isn't that wild?

- Oh, my gosh.

SEAN WAUGH: There's the inflow. Hear it?

- Oh, my gosh.

SEAN WAUGH: I've never heard that before.

- Oh, my go--

SEAN WAUGH: Beefy.

- I wonder if there are people?

SEAN WAUGH: You can see the left edge off to the left, but the right's just really, really intense.

- Oh, my gosh.

SEAN WAUGH: Isn't that wild?

- Oh, my gosh.

SEAN WAUGH: There's the inflow. Hear it?

- Oh, my gosh.

SEAN WAUGH: I've never heard that before.

- Oh, my go--

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