In this installment of Disaster Prep, we focus on how to minimize damage to commercial and residential structures in the event of a tornado, including actions to take to stay safe during a tornado.
With wind speeds that can exceed 300 mph, tornadoes can cause massive devastation and loss of life. The most violent tornadoes can level and blow away almost any structure. Although there are more tornadoes in the Midwest, Southeast and South areas of the U.S., they can occur anywhere. There is no such thing as guaranteed safety in the event of a tornado, but there are some practical measures you can take to prepare for and remain safe during and after a tornado.