Charles Cook happened to be in Newcastle, Oklahoma when yesterday's devastating tornado began to form, and managed to capture the entire thing on his cellphone camera.

"He was worried it was going to come back at him and was searching for a way to scoot out it's way once he was able to gauge how insanely close it was to him," says his son, who posted the video on Reddit. "He hung in there, though. Unbelievable."

[H/T: Reddit]