Amazing up-close tornado footage from Springfield, IL – 5/3/2021

On May 3, 2021, a long-lived supercell produced a combination of gustnadoes and a few weak, dusty tornadoes, which were intercepted at fairly close range, in western Illinois from Arenzville to Macon. The storm exhibited beautiful structure, as well.
Shot Description

1-2. Wide and tight shots of the supercell as it was organizing west of Arenzville.
3. High winds and reduced visibility within the core of the supercell.
4-12. Various shots of multiple gustnadoes and weak, dusty tornadoes at fairly close range near Springfield.
13-14. Wide and panning shots of the supercell as it developed beautiful structure near Macon.

SID: Trey Greenwood

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