Steven Hoag, a former marine and employee of the North Carolina Department of Transportation was sitting in his truck, calmly talking to his sister. This wouldn't be remarkable, were it not for the massive tornado tearing up the landscape just outside.

The video on the front page of Reddit is over a year old and has been covered by many news sources, but it's worth re-watching if only for this line delivered in the calm tone of someone entering the warm liquid goo phase.

"Oh there goes a flash. It's blowing up some power lines now."