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Weather the Storm: Why Are Storm Shelters so Important?

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Dec 11, 2018 9:28:19 AM

If you've taken any look at the news in recent months, you know that severe storms and natural disasters are becoming increasingly normal. 

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Topics: storm shelters

Where is the Safest Place to be During a Tornado?

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Sep 18, 2018 2:52:02 PM

Each year, around 1,000 tornados occur in the United States, and each year, those tornados cause an average of 1,500 injuries and 80 deaths.

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Topics: tornado safety, storm shelters

5 Interesting Facts About Above Ground Storm Shelters

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Aug 16, 2018 1:02:49 PM

Hurricane Maria alone caused $90 billion in damage and took over 1,000 lives from Dominica. Above ground storm shelters can keep you safer than you ever thought possible.

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Topics: above ground shelter, storm shelters, storm shelter safety

Above Ground vs In-Ground: What Storm Shelter Is the Better Option?

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Jul 27, 2018 9:37:00 AM

rare nighttime tornado recently rocked Pennsylvania. The tornado seriously injured 6 people as it created a destructive path nearly a mile long. It was so powerful that it sheared off structures at the foundation level and carried large debris for miles.

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Topics: storm shelters, above ground shelter, below ground shelter

Physics 101: Atlas shelters push back

Posted by Emily Dunavent on Nov 1, 2016 5:19:58 PM

So we dropped a car on one of our tornado shelters. So what? Do cars even fall on shelters?

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Topics: tornado science, storm shelters, storm shelters science, storm physics

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