back to top

We’ve updated our privacy notice and cookie policy. Learn more about cookies, including how to disable them, and find out how we collect your personal data and what we use it for.

A Mississippi Weatherman Ordered Staff To Seek Shelter On Live TV As A Tornado Struck Tupelo

At 0:48, WTVA meteorologist Matt Laubhan begins to order the staff to seek shelter in the studio's basement, before leaving the air himself at 1:04.

Posted on

"This is a tornado ripping through the city of Tupelo as we speak, and this could be deadly," Laubhan said moments before rushing off the air. The tornado, which hit Monday afternoon, has caused significant damage, and multiple injuries are reported.

View this video on YouTube

WTVA / Via wtva.com