Weather Channel's Tornado Hunt 2013 Vehicle Hit by Tornado

Sara Morrison
Weather Channel's Tornado Hunt 2013 Vehicle Hit by Tornado

The Weather Channel's Mike Bettes was tracking Oklahoma tornadoes tonight in his specially-equipped "Tornado Hunt 2013" car when one tornado found him, throwing the car about 200 yards:

BREAKING: TWC's Mike Bettes says his #TornadoHunt vehicle was thrown 200 yards by the tornado W of OKC. Airbags deployed. All are safe.

— TWC Breaking (@TWCBreaking) May 31, 2013

TVNweather's Sean Schofer happened upon the remains:

The @weatherchannel vehicle just got thrown by tornado. We stopped to help & they are OK. @jimcantore…

— Sean Schofer (@SeanSchoferTVN) June 1, 2013

No word yet on whether or not anyone was actually in the car when the tornado struck, but thankfully everyone seems to be okay. Unlike, obviously, the car.

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There are several tornado warnings currently in effect in the Oklahoma City area, including Moore, where a massive tornado hit a few weeks ago, killing 24. Follow along using this Twitter list compiled by Nina L. Diamond or KFOR's livestream.