Raw Video: Oklahoma Tornado, Up Close and Personal

OKLAHOMA CITY (TheBlaze/AP) — Tornadoes rolled in from the prairie and slammed Oklahoma City and its suburbs, trapping people in their vehicles as a storm swept down an interstate highway while commuters tried to beat it home.

In the first shot, the expanse of the monster twister is seen from a (relatively) safe distance as it cuts across the earth:

Raw Video: Oklahoma Tornado, Up Close and Personal

(Credit: YouTube)

The next shot shows the force of the storm blowing out a car window:

Raw Video: Oklahoma Tornado, Up Close and Personal

(Credit: YouTube)

And finally the howling winds pass over a vehicle, seen through an opening where a windshield presumably used to be, pushing back trees and wiper blades:

Raw Video: Oklahoma Tornado, Up Close and Personal

(Credit: YouTube)

Check out the full clip below:

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