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Rainbow and Tornado Cross Paths in 'Wizard of Oz'-Style Meteorological Moment: VIDEO

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Storm chasers in eastern Colorado on Saturday afternoon captured a tornado near the town of Lamar sharing the landscape with a rainbow. Lamar is not too far from western Kansas, where several more of the twisters were witnessed later that evening.

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Illinois Driver Has Close Encounter with Massive Tornado: VIDEO

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An Illinois driver had a terrifying encounter with the EF4 tornado that swept through northern Illinois this week. According to the YouTube clip, the driver was on his way to Indianapolis when he came upon the storm, which was headed directly toward him too quickly for him to evade it.

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Storm Chasers Capture Terrifying Double Tornado in Nebraska: VIDEO

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Storm chasers shot some incredible footage of a powerful and dangerous double tornado near Wakefield, Nebraska yesterday. The storms caused widespread damage across the state. Chilling.

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North Dakota Man Captures Incredible Close Call with Tornado: VIDEO

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Dan Yorgason of Watford, North Dakota had an incredibly close call with a tornado on Monday and lived to post a YouTube video of it.

Writes Yorgason: "Warning - STRONG LANGUAGE! We were afraid for our lives, so, yes, we swore. A lot. You have been warned!"

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MS Meteorologist Orders Crew to Take Cover from Tornado Before Running Off-Camera Himself: VIDEO

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WTVA in Mississippi was evacuated while on the air this week after meteorologist Matt Laubhan decided it was too dangerous and ordered crew to take cover from a damaging tornado bearing down on the studio.

"Basement. Now!" orders Laubhan before running off-camera.

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17 Killed in Central U.S. Tornado Strikes, Drone Footage Shows Widespread Destruction: VIDEO

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At least 17 people have been killed following a series of massive tornadoes that ripped through Arkansas and Oklahoma on Sunday.

Reunters reports:

Arkansas authorities said at least 10 people had died in Faulkner and six more across the state - the first reported fatalities of this year's tornado season. Another person was killed in neighboring Oklahoma, said the sheriff's department.

Searchers were continuing to dig through rubble in Vilonia and a spokesman for the County Sheriff's office said there was a "mass casualty situation".

"An entire neighborhood of 50 or so homes has been destroyed. Many homes are completely gone except the foundation ... There is more devastation like this in other parts of Arkansas," state congressman Tim Griffin told Reuters.

Stormchaser Brian Emfinger was also able to shoot aerial drone footage of the tornado’s destructive aftermath in Mayflower, Arkansas.

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