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Zachary Hall, an Arkansas storm chaser, witnessed a tornado in Mississippi on Friday night



Little Rock, Arkansas – An Arkansas professional storm chaser was among the first to capture some of the damage caused by the Friday tornado in Rolling Fork, Mississippi.

Zachary Hall photographed the mile-long tornado that was lit up by lightning, and his images of the destruction have been viewed all over the nation.

According to Hall, the town lacked tornado sirens, so his team used their car’s horn to try to alert the populace.

“It literally gives me chills thinking about, we drove the town and people are going about their business,” Hall said. “I’m from a small town, Hackett, it’s like 800 people, and I can just imagine what my hometown people would be doing. There’s a gas station…a bank. They are just going about their life man, and in a minute or two literally, their life turned upside down.”

Hall has already witnessed three EF-4 tornadoes. He said he believes recording the storms will push others to be more weather aware.

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