Basic storm safety means knowing what to do well ahead of the storm. This information is from the National Weather Service.
Before a Tornado
If you see approaching storms or any of the danger signs, be prepared to take shelter immediately.
During a Tornado
Preparing a Safe Room
Safe rooms built below ground level provide the greatest protection, but a safe room built in a first-floor interior room also can provide the necessary protection. Below-ground safe rooms must be designed to avoid accumulating water during the heavy rains that often accompany severe windstorms.
Locate the Safety Place
If you don't have a basement, the interior bathroom on the lowest level is the safest place to be during a storm.
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