I always like a good weather video and last week, a tornado hit Lauderdale airport resulting in 225 delayed flights. The tornado was caught on video, hitting the tarmac, where is reached speeds of about 84 mph and “blew luggage trolleys into the airfield.” It sat “from 4:25 p.m. to 4:36 p.m. and stretched for just over 3 miles at a width of 40 yards.”
The airport wasn’t reopened until 7:30 p.m.
CHECK THIS OUT!
Airport goers in Fort Lauderdale, FL got a scare on Tuesday when they saw this, a confirmed EF-0 tornado! You can see debris flying and a large van rocking right below the window. #Tornado #FortLauderdaleairport pic.twitter.com/H3zDXsfOhc
— WeatherNation (@WeatherNation) April 11, 2018
And here is a view from the air:
Thar she blows! pic.twitter.com/A8wXcP4mVq
— Tamara R. (@IAFlyGirl95) April 11, 2018
(HT: View From The Wing)
Disclosure: Most of our property, service & product reviews are sponsored by the proprietor or brand being appraised. All opinions remain our own & are in no way influenced by any sponsor.