"My beast mowing the lawn with a breeze in his hair," Ms Wessels says on Facebook.
That's taking the whole 'come rain or storm' thing a little too seriously.
Ms Wessels told BBC that her husband "wasn't worried at all" about the storm. She added that even though the tornado looked closer, it was about two kilometers away from their house.
It was the couple's daughter, 9, who had alerted Ms Wessels about the storm and her father refusing to come in, reports CBC News. Ms Wessels had clicked the picture of the tornado - not unlike others in their neighbourhood - to share with her parents in South Africa. However, it was her husband who stole the attention.
Several people have shared their thoughts on the photo.
"What an amazing photo! Definitely one to print out big and frame and put on the wall," says one Facebook user. "OMG funny! And coolest pic ever," says another. Click for more trending news