Scared!

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Bruce K.'s Comment
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Never a good idea to park under any bridge or overpass in a tornado, as winds there will be higher and moving from multiple directions.

Ok, so what is the right thing to do if driving and it looks like a tornado might be imminent? I can’t remember if I’ve ever heard this particular scenario discussed and would like to know more. Do you change routes and try to drive away from the storm?

PackRat's Comment
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Try to avoid. If not possible, stop, get out of tractor, seek a low area (a ditch or any area lower than the surrounding areas)or a sturdy structure with no windows. Lay down, curl up, and cover head and neck areas. Final thought would be to pray.

Bruce K.'s Comment
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Checking the weather report would then be the logical first step, I assume.

Rob D.'s Comment
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Has any one heard from Donna?

Donna M.'s Comment
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Thanks for asking I’m okay just had to run hard to make up for the lost time. When I can’t see the people in front of me on a road it’s time to get off. Sure there was others that kept driving but not me.

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