Illinois home obliterated by tornado 


“This security camera footage is arguably the best I’ve ever seen! Shows the force of mother nature.” 

Jamie Simms, Discover Tornadoes website lead

It was gone in a matter of seconds! Watch the moment a Illinois home is obliterated by a tornado in the video below.

The footage in the above video was captured by a security camera of a business in Diamond, IL. You can read the description for the YouTube uploaded video below. 

“This is footage captured by our security camera during the recent tornado in Diamond, IL. At TD Pete’s Shell/Dairy Queen. No injuries at this location. The house is only display or show house ”

Sherry Denault (We’re trying to find out whether Denault still owns the business)

The tornado in the above video occurred on the 17th November, 2013. That date is significant! Why you may ask? 

The Diamond tornado was one of over 20 that touched down during the 17th November, 2013 IL tornado outbreak (find out more about the outbreak here).

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