I don't see the grass blowing in this picture either but then I know SFA about tornadosThis has been my favorite one since I first seen it in the special weather issue of Nebraskaland magazine in 1996.
I'll post the link, the lady who took it copywrited it, but has been gerous enough to let it be used on this site.
And yes it's moving away from the girl at an angle. About as safe as one can be 2 miles away.
Thanks, you saved me the time, without the drilling rig the scale looks right, with that many that night, it explains the lightning behind, it was building behind. Just must have not been much to create a debris cloud.