Tornado Forms Over Field Amid Hail Storms Near Paducah, Texas

A tornado was filmed forming over a field near Paducah, Texas, on May 4 as a damaging hail storm lashed the area.

A tornado watch was issued by the National Weather Service in eight counties in northwest Texas, including Paducah, followed by a severe thunderstorm warning, with wind gusts of up to 70 mph and tennis ball-sized hail.

“A thunderstorm with a confirmed tornado has been reported near the community of Dumont, moving east-northeast,” the National Weather Service said in a Twitter post.

Sped-up video filmed by storm chaser Chad Casey shows the rotating clouds moving across a field. Credit: Chad Casey via Storyful

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