A 32-year-old male asked:
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where at home is the second best place to be during a tornado, besides hiding in the bathtub?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Interior of house: Please consult this site for advice regarding sheltering in place. If there is a basement, that is generally the best place to take shelter. http://www.okc.gov/news/2012_04/Shelter_in_place_safest_plan_during_tornado_warnings.html
Answered on Feb 17, 2017
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Generally: Away from doors and windows Inner room Near but not under a firm table or firm furniture! Ceilings can collapse so choose carefully See Red Cross or websites for crisis
Answered on Feb 17, 2017
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Dr. Erik Borncamp
24 years experience Wound care
check government FEMA website on how to prepare for disasters
Feb 17, 2017
Dr. Paul Garrett
39 years experience Radiology
I was told as a kid to stand under an interior wall door jamb esp. if it is a load bearing wall as these are structurally most sound. See: http://www.wikihow.com/Tell-if-a-Wall-is-Load-Bearing
Jan 12, 2016

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