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Tonight: Clear to Start with Increasing Clouds towards Daybreak - Warm & Muggy.
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Cedarville Homeowner Describes Twister's Approach

CEDARVILLE -- We spoke to a man who saw Wednesday's possible tornado coming directly at him. He shares his story about how he got to safety and what was left of his home after he came out of hiding.

Roger Williamson says it took only one minute for the twister to blow out his window and rip pieces from his home.

"I was looking out the window and I could actually see it right over there. It looked like clouds coming down and it started to swirl," Williamson explained.

Williamson says he couldn't find his cat, but knew he only had seconds to find shelter.

"I went down in the basement and sat down next to the hot water heater and rode it out," Williamson added.  "The door slammed and I hear glass breaking and of course the power went out.

Williamson's truck, which was inside his garage that no longer exists, was blown into the middle of a soybean field. Siding, glass and a chunk of roof was blown from his home.

He says he's grateful he's alive and has a place to lay his head tonight.

"Probably go over to the farm and spend the night. At least I got that place. Then tomorrow, clean up and see what I got," Williamson sad, solemnly.

Williamson found his cat, George, hiding under the bed after the storm. George was uninjured.

 
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