6/17/2010 Wadena, MN Tornado Damage

June 17, 2010 – Severe storms and powerful tornadoes rake western Minnesota on Thursday. Video package includes tornado video shot by TWISTEX researcher, Ed Grubb and continues with damage footage shot by TWISTEX researcher Tony Laubach.

Opening shot of one of the tornadoes in the Wadena area as chasers drive north toward town. Following shots are POV shots immediately after the tornadoes as they navigate damaged areas on the southwest side of town.

Next shots of a group of girls hugging after the storms moved out. One girl is crying.

Next series of shots from the Wadena/Deer Creek High School that took a direct hit from the tornado. Various shots of damage on the school grounds including several overturned cars that were in the parking lot, including one of a golden sedan that was pulverized.

Next series of shots includes damage video from a nearby neighborhood. This section opens with two cops blocking the road with a severely damaged house in the background. Various other shots of damaged homes and vehicles as well as shots of various crews and people wondering around.

SID: Tony Laubach

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