LAFAYETTE, Louisiana (KTRK) --Dramatic new video shows a tornado sweeping across the parking lot of an auto repair shop with frightening results.
A twister was caught on surveillance camera as it moved through the Lafayette business, picking up a car and tossing it several feet.
The tornado was part of the same violent storm system responsible for at least five deaths in three states.
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Storm damage is being reported as far east as South Carolina.
ABC13 Chief Meteorologist Tim Heller said Monday evening the video shows why you should never stay inside a car during a tornado.
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