But that’s exactly what a cool-as-a-cucumber North Carolina man did as he caught one of the devastating 241 tornadoes to hit the U.S. last week on video while sat in a car park.
Despite a humongous tornado passing extremely close by him and ripping apart buildings just metres away, he never got scared and just gave his sister a running commentary of what was unfolding.
Mr Hoag is a motorbike enthusiast from Middlesex who works as a traffic signal technician for the North Carolina Department of Transportation.
He left his home to repair a traffic light during bad weather on Saturday but while he was driving his truck he saw a tornado and there was nowhere safe to go.
Mr Hoag pulled into a car park and saw the tornado moving away from him, so started to record it and call his sister, before it turned and moved straight towards him. Read More