When tornadoes hit a nuclear power plant, critically damaging the plant's cooling system, the results could be catastrophic. Atomic Twister, a countdown to disaster, traces an extraordinary day in the lives of small town citizens who unexpectedly find themselves facing the possibility of mass destruction.
It Takes A Disaster to Make A Hero.
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Did You Know?
The movie was loosely inspired by an incident on June 24, 1998 where an F2 tornado struck the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station in Ohio which resulted in the loss of off-site power, the movie bears very little resemblance to the actual event. See more
In the scene with Jake pulling Ashley from the car, you can see the wire that is pulling the car further once he has her free. See more
[reading through an Emergency Procedure book
Okay we call the NRC... and we get everyone out of here.
[sarcastically after already telling him that is what they would say
Thanks Potter, duly noted.