This is the moment a local Illinois TV station went off air as severe weather systems ripped through the state.
After warning viewers to take precautions against the storms, one of the presenters on Peoria TV said: "I'm hearing things right now Chuck, I think we may need to take shelter."
Weather officials said a fast-moving storm system including possible tornadoes threatens 53 million people across 10 Midwestern states.
More top news
The Scottish village of Dull is already paired with the US town of Boring - and now the Australian region of Bland wants in on the deal.
Frontal systems continue to move in from the Atlantic over the next few days.
The show which features celebrities taking part in a range of winter sports has lead to 34 stars being injured during its four-year run.