A heat wave has made life miserable for most of the country this week, but the weather in Washington, D.C., on Friday called for clear skies with a chance of Sharknado.

That unique weather pattern emerged during the Nationals’ nightly presidents race and swiftly took out four of the five contestants, with only Abraham Lincoln avoiding its wrath.

Have no idea what we’re talking about? Check out the video below to see for yourself, with a hat tip to For The Win.