America's Newsroom showed some extremely dramatic video of the moment when a deadly tornado touched down in Tupelo, Mississippi yesterday. A meteorologist was on the air on WTVA-TV in Tupelo, reporting on the weather emergency when the decision was made to evacuate immediately.

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Still on the air, watch as Matt Laubhan directs his colleagues to get to the basement.

Check out complete coverage of the devastating tornadoes, here from Fox News' Maria Molina.

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