Violent tornado caught on La. security camera

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Security Cams Capture Destruction of Louisiana Tornado

Parts of the United States saw some extreme weather this week as Mother Nature pummeled areas like Louisiana, Mississippi and Florida with tornadoes and other damaging storms.

So far there were at least 8 deaths in the South and more than 60 tornadoes reported across the region -- which also caused hundreds of flight cancellations, havoc on the roads and widespread power outages.

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Amidst the destruction, there are some harrowing moments captured on tape. In the video above -- filmed on February 23rd around 4 p.m. in LaPlace, La. -- you can see rain soaking the ground and fierce winds tossing lawn furniture like toys. It grew so intense that one of the cameras went blank.

As the storm eventually swept past the area, the surveillance video shows debris littering the backyard and street.

There was also other damage seen in LaPlace specifically, damaging businesses and cars. Facebook user John Olynick posted the following footage from a parking lot:

Severe weather hit LaPlace today. Perhaps a tornado. We are fine and dry although we may not have power until Thursday. Reports of a lot of damage to homes, cars, and businesses

Posted by John Olynick on Tuesday, February 23, 2016

In a different location, meteorologists at The Weather Channel captured a rare event that unfolded Wednesday in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Watch below:

Watch a Wall of Rain Surround Camera

Meteorologist Ari Sarsalari explains in the video above that a wall of rain inundated a portion of North Carolina. The footage shows the fast moving storm slam into a building, with rain hitting the windows like a wave.

The downpour was said to be traveling around 40 to 50 miles per hour.

All this weather was set to shift east, dumping up to six inches of snow in parts of the Great Lakes and interior New England through Thursday, according to The Weather Channel

RELATED: Storm damage from earlier this week:

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Violent tornado caught on La. security camera
Director of Emergency Operations for St. James Parish Blaise Gravois talks on the phone at Sugar Hill RV Park following a storm in Convent, La., Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. Tornadoes and severe weather ripped through the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, mangling trailers at an RV park and ripping off roofs from buildings in Louisiana and Mississippi, authorities said. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
Destroyed trailers and vehicles are all that remain of the Sugar Hill RV Park after a suspected tornado hit the park in Convent, La., Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. St. James Parish Sheriff Willy Martin says authorities are using dogs to search piles of rubble left in the wake of the storm to find anyone else still missing under the debris. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
This photo released by Col. Mike Edmonson, superintendent of Louisiana State Police, shows an aerial view shows destruction in Convent, La., Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016, after a suspected tornado moved through the area Tuesday night. Tornadoes and severe weather ripped through the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, mangling trailers and ripping off roofs from buildings in Louisiana and Mississippi, authorities said. (Col. Mike Edmonson/Louisiana State Police via AP)
Greg Bellanger nails a tarp in place with help from co-workers Gilbert Ortiz, above, and Darren Miller, at right, after a tornado ripped through the area the day before in LaPlace, La., Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. Tornadoes and severe weather ripped through the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, mangling trailers at an RV park, ripping off roofs from buildings and killing several people in Louisiana and Mississippi, authorities said. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
Burt Miller hammers a piece of particle board over broken windows at the home of his parents after a tornado ripped through the area the day before in LaPlace, La., Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
A home in LaPlace, La., stands severely damaged by tornadoes and severe weather that swept through the area the day before, on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. Tornadoes and severe weather ripped through the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, mangling trailers at an RV park, ripping off roofs from buildings and killing at least three people in Louisiana and Mississippi, authorities said.(AP Photo/Max Becherer)
Alvin Guillard, of Laplace, La., cuts a tree that has fallen on his home, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016 in LaPlace, La. Tornadoes ripped through the RV park in Louisiana and significantly damaged nearly 100 homes and apartments in Florida as a deadly storm system rolled across the South, and forecasters warned that more twisters were possible Wednesday along the East Coast. (AP photo/Rebecca Santana)
Wreckage of the Sugar Hill RV Park is scattered following a storm in Convent, La., Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. Tornadoes and severe weather ripped through the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, mangling trailers at an RV park, ripping off roofs from buildings in Louisiana and Mississippi, authorities said. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
Wreckage of the Sugar Hill RV Park is scattered following a storm in Convent, La., Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. Tornadoes and severe weather ripped through the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, mangling trailers at an RV park and ripping off roofs from buildings in Louisiana and Mississippi, authorities said. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
Wreckage of the Sugar Hill RV Park is scattered in Convent, La., Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. Tornadoes and severe weather ripped through the Gulf Coast on Tuesday, mangling trailers at an RV park, ripping off roofs from buildings in Louisiana and Mississippi, authorities said. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards talks to the media after he inspected the remains of trailers and vehicles after a suspected tornado hit the Sugar Hill RV Park in Convent, La., Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. Edwards described the scene as a "jumbled mess." "We all need to be prayerful and mindful and take those tornado warnings when we see them very seriously," Edwards said. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
Destroyed trailers and vehicles are all that remain of the Sugar Hill RV Park after a suspected tornado hit in Convent, La., Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. Authorities were still looking for people possibly trapped under the debris, St. James Parish Sheriff Willy Martin said. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
Destroyed trailers and vehicles are all that remain of the Sugar Hill RV Park after a suspected tornado hit in Convent, La., Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. Tornadoes and severe weather ripped through southern Louisiana and Mississippi on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
Destroyed trailers and vehicles are all that remain of the Sugar Hill RV Park after a suspected tornado hit in Convent, La., Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. St. James Parish Sheriff Willy Martin says authorities are using dogs to search piles of rubble left in the wake of the storm to find anyone else still missing under the debris. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
First responders search the remains of trailers and vehicles after a suspected tornado hit the Sugar Hill RV Park in Convent, La., Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. St. James Parish Sheriff Willy Martin says authorities are using dogs to search piles of rubble left in the wake of the storm to find anyone else still missing under the debris. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
A helicopter and first responders search the remains of trailers and vehicles after a suspected tornado hit the Sugar Hill RV Park in Convent, La., Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. St. James Parish Sheriff Willy Martin says authorities are using dogs to search piles of rubble left in the wake of the storm to find anyone else still missing under the debris. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
First responders search the remains of trailers and vehicles after a suspected tornado hit the Sugar Hill RV Park in Convent, La., Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2016. St. James Parish Sheriff Willy Martin says authorities are using dogs to search piles of rubble left in the wake of the storm to find anyone else still missing under the debris. (AP Photo/Max Becherer)
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@OBWeather @NWSMobile here's a screen grab from that Pensacola tornado video. Looks like the real deal. https://t.co/xYsqYEG8cy
Breaking: First Responders Report "Massive Damage" And Impassable Roads After Tornado Hits Pensacola, Florida. https://t.co/fDCuKz9JWE
Friend's Laplace neighborhood suffered tornado damage! https://t.co/2tMWMzrXfv
Gut-wrenching picture of the leveled mobile home park in Convent after a #tornado via @FOX8NOLA. #LAwx https://t.co/QIuya7kr8C
well dam. https://t.co/MNdRuzevwL
more pictures of damage in Paincourtville, la https://t.co/qM4B7aCvEW
Water tower down in Assumption parish after a reported tornado was on the ground @WAFB @SteveWAFB https://t.co/GBVCqDl1YB
Tornado damage in Laplace's river land heights. Dozens of homes destroyed. Fences tossed into trees @FOX8NOLA https://t.co/69wdrndln9
Convent , La sending prayers from Port Vincent and the Rogers #tornado https://t.co/n73g6GJYA1
This is somethin! Tornado/Waterspout over Lake Pontchartrain https://t.co/WEqcCgS948
Wall cloud and likely tornado SW of poplarville https://t.co/Eupnqoz8Hc
Potential #tornado spotted in Louisiana – see the raw video. #LAwx https://t.co/XBvtM2XMJX
Tornado just as it passed through Livingston, LA. @NWSNewOrleans #tornado #lawx https://t.co/VK48TEAMNy
@SteveWAFB https://t.co/DB7BhoHlZN Video of the tornado passing over i10 Baton Rouge/ Prairieville
#breaking witnesses say they saw a tornado in Ascension parish. This is the new Gold's Gym on Airline Hwy. @WBRZ https://t.co/tjsbSDy0nb
#tornado in Prairieville at Popeye's https://t.co/9CJGjkN7L8
WOW! 3 waterspouts earlier this afternoon off the coast of New Orleans, Louisiana. Photo: WWL-TV. #Tornado #LAwx https://t.co/EdB7YzIwtx
That tornado tore Prairieville up 😭😳 https://t.co/gRq4JdUplZ
#Laplace tornado. Winn Dixie parking lot. #Louisiana https://t.co/3jKOAUuCJP
Photo from 70 & 1: 2 homes destroyed, 2 businesses severely damaged, water tower down #tornado https://t.co/ToJFDnh6qc
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