Family runs to basement as tornado approaches home

One resident, believed to live in Washington County in Illinois, filmed as a giant tornado approached his house. At one point he has to stop filming in order to run to the basement.

This video was uploaded to YouTube and ITV News cannot independently confirm its veracity.

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