Home During a Tornado? What To Do & What Not To Do
If you find yourself home during a tornado, the safest place in the house is the interior part of a basement. If there is no basement, go to an inside room, without windows, on the lowest floor. This could be a centre hallway, bathroom, or closet.
For added protection, get under something sturdy such as a heavy table or workbench. If possible, cover your body with a blanket, sleeping bag, or mattress, and protect your head with anything available--even your hands. Avoid taking shelter where there are heavy objects, such as pianos or refrigerators, on the area of floor that is directly above you. They could fall though the floor if the