Lena, LA Tornado, Lightning, Damage – 4/2/2017

Close range shot of tornado approaching & crossing I-49 hitting Lena, LA, dramatic lightning shots, and tornado damage in Jena, LA during High Risk Tornado Outbreak.

All footage shot during afternoon daylight in/near Lena and Jena, LA by Meteorologists Juston Drake and Simon Brewer
Shot Description

Shot List:

1 & 2. Shots of large tornado approaching and crossing I-49 at close range hitting Lena, LA

3. POV driving shot of tornado moving through Lena, LA to side of road

4-7. Lightning shots on tornadic supercell thunderstorms in Louisiana

8-10. SLOW MOTION lightning shots in Louisiana

11. pushed-in shot of destroyed business in Jena, LA by tornado after a "Tornado Emergency" was issued for the town

12. pushed-in shot of large section of metal roof wrapped around a utility pole in Jena, LA from a tornado

13. pushed-in shot of a leaning utility pole after being snapped by a tornado in Jena, LA

14 & 15. shots of a large downed tree snapped by a tornado in Jena, LA

16. POV driving shot through heavy rain in Lena, LA from tornadic supercell approaching town