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Tornado Safety in Buildings
Tornado Safety Actions - Homes 
  • Monitor your NOAA Weather Radio.
  • When a tornado watch is issued, be prepared to take action.
  • When a tornado warning is issued, or a tornado is imminent, move to a small interior room away from windows.
  • Consider constructing a tornado safe room in or adjacent to your home.

Tornado Safety Actions – Mobile and Manufactured Homes

  • Monitor  your NOAA Weather Radio.
  • Have a plan of where to go during a tornado threat: a nearby pre-identified safe structure within walking distance.
  • When a tornado watch is issued, be prepared to take action.
  • When conditions warrant, move to the pre-identified safe structure.
  • If you live in a mobile or manufactured home park, get together with other residents and the park owner/manager to designate safe shelter areas in the park or community.

Tornado Safety Actions – Offices, Condominiums and Hotels

  • Monitor your NOAA Weather Radio.
  • When action is required, take shelter in an interior hallway on a lower floor, closet or small room.
  • As a last resort, get under heavy furniture, away from windows.