HEADER PHOTO CREDIT: REED TIMMER
Original article: According to a tweet posted by storm chaser Ryan Pitt, his apartment was hit by the tornado that struck Andover, Kansas yesterday. You can read the tweet Pitt posted below:
“Tornado hit my apartment in Andover. Racing back now. @ReedTimmerAccu got video of it hitting. Wife was inside but okay. Major damage.”Ryan Pitt (@RyanPittWX)
As mentioned in the above tweet, Pitt’s wife was inside the apartment when the tornado hit. Thankfully, she is okay. According to Pitt, the apartment suffered major damage.
Watch the moment the tornado hit the apartment complex where Pitt and his wife live in the video below (filmed by famous storm chaser Reed Timmer).
“First and foremost, I’m very happy to hear your wife is okay Ryan. Whilst we can’t do much from across the pond, our thoughts, prayers and best wishes are with you and your wife at this difficult time. That message also goes to the people of Andover, KS. I’m thinking of ways that I can help you and your wife”Jamie Simms, Discover Tornadoes website lead
Update: Pitt has responded to a tweet we sent him. You can read what he said below:
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