Mayflower Tornado Footage

It’s not the best footage, but it’s what I’ve got. I came too close to the tornado from the north end and my view was greatly obscured. I bailed north, perhaps further than I needed to, but safety was my #1 focus.

My ultimate goal was to get south of the tornado for a better view, but as the video shows, the tornado was already approaching I-40 by the time I got to Mayflower.

Here’s a map with my approximate locations:

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Quincy is a meteorologist and storm chaser who travels around the country documenting and researching severe weather. He has on-air experience with stations such as WTNH-TV in New Haven, CT and WREX-TV in Rockford, IL. He was most recently a digital meteorologist for After achieving his B.S. degree in Meteorology at Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) in 2009, he returned as a University Assistant to help produce weather broadcasts. He also gave guest lectures and worked on website design. He has over nine years of professional weather forecasting experience and his forecasts have been featured in newspapers and on radio stations in multiple states.

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