Watch an older GM pickup two-step with a Texas twister

Wild climate has struck once more in Texas, this time within the type of a extreme twister outbreak. Excessive wind, torrential rain, hail and tornadoes struck populaces from San Antonio to Dallas and factors northward Monday afternoon into Tuesday morning. One driver close to Elgin, Texas (an Austin suburb), got here face-to-face with a kind of twisters and survived the ordeal — after which some.

The ordeal was captured by storm chaser Brian Emfinger who was filming the twister because it crossed a freeway close to Elgin. The truck seems to be a later GMT800 mannequin (2005-2006ish Silverado, we’re guessing), however regardless of its hefty crew cab structure, the storm tossed it round prefer it was no extra substantial than the particles airborne across the funnel. Happily for the motive force, it will definitely landed right-side up and nonetheless working, permitting for an escape.

In keeping with the above twitter thread, the Chevy was pushed by an adolescent who walked away with solely bumps and scrapes — and certain a newfound respect for each the facility of nature and the wonders of recent(ish) automotive engineering.

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