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. Written by
The countdown to meltdown has begun.
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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
Too many inaccuracies in the way a nuclear plant and nuclear reactor work to list. See more
[There are strong winds outside the police station
It's only a tornado watch right now!
Of course! They only give you a tornado warning when your house is 50 feet from where you built it!