Museum Handbook: Primer on Disaster Preparedness
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Orange Block Graphic Tornado Warning

1.   Go to the basement, if available, or an interior hall-

2.   Upper floors are unsafe.  If there is no time to de-
     scend, go to a closet, a small room with strong walls,
     or an inside hallway.

3.   Do not remain inside a vehicle.  As a last resort, and
     if no ditch or ravine is nearby, crawl under the vehi-

4.   If in open country and time permits, locate suitable
     shelter.  If not, lie in the nearest ditch or ravine. 
     Be alert for flash floods.