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Shelter me: Programs help homeowners build storm shelters


March 27, 2015

KXII - It's no secret the best way to survive a direct hit from a tornado is to be inside a storm shelter.

Gregg Engle, the plant manager, said while he always recommends the in-ground units first, the above-ground shelters have come along way in terms of safety.

"Texas Tech Wind Research Center actually did a study and found 16 above ground safe rooms right in the path of that storm and all of them performed perfectly."

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