It’s Tornado Season! 5 Ways To Stay Safe When The Sirens Start Sounding

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Plan Ahead

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One of the best ways to keep you and your loved ones safe during a tornado, especially if you live in an area where they are especially prevalent, is to have a set plan ahead of time.

If you discuss potential shelters, figure out escape routes, and know where your best protection will be before anything actually happens, you will be much more prepared when the tornado sirens start blaring.

Think About Your Shelter

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One of the most important factors in determining the best place to seek shelter is to think about how safe it really is.

Make sure to avoid large, open rooms or buildings that look like they are not well-supported. With the high wind speeds that can be achieved during a tornado, even some of the sturdiest buildings have the potential to break up during the storm.

Finding a shelter that is sturdy, without large open spaces, and has a minimal amount of windows will always be your best bet, so try to think carefully about where you want to seek safety.


Tornadoes are something that can be incredibly dangerous, but they can also be avoided if you take the proper precautions.

Even though it might seem like they are impossible to avoid if luck goes against you, you can still be prepared enough to stay safe at the very least.

Don’t forget that there are even people who are crazy enough to follow these wind tunnels around! So they must not be THAT bad, right?

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