Tornado safety protocols to keep in mind
5th Season: Day 4
LAWTON, Okla. - When a tornado warning is issued, people need to remember an important acronym known as the DUCK rules.
D stands for Downstairs. This means people should seek shelter in a basement or storm shelter if possible, otherwise get to the lowest level of the home.
U stands for Underneath Something. Someone should find something sturdy such as a heavy table and get into the duck and tuck position, while protecting their head.
C stands for Center Part of Home. The idea is residents put as many walls between themselves and the storm as possible.
K stands for Keep Away from Windows. Glass can easily shatter as a tornado moves through. People should remain sheltered in place until the tornado threat has passed.
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