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Check out Texas Tech web site: http://www.wind.ttu.edu/index.html
and the FEMA site at: http://www.fema.gov/mit/saferoom/

FEMA - National Performance Criteria for Tornado Shelters
http://www.fema.gov/library/ts5-28.doc
FEMA TR-83B Tornado Protection: Selecting and Designing Safe Areas in
Buildings
FEMA 320 Taking Shelter From the Storm: Building a Safe Room Inside Your
House

Regards,
Harold O. Sprague

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	CanitzCF(--nospam--at)aol.com [SMTP:CanitzCF(--nospam--at)aol.com]
> Sent:	Saturday, May 19, 2001 12:39 PM
> To:	seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
> Subject:	Tornado Refuge Areas
> 
> Is anyone aware of references(web sites, etc.) for commercial or
> residential 
> tornado refuge areas? In particular, I'm looking for construction details
> and 
> code criteria.
> 
> TIA,
> Charlie Canitz, PE
> Bel Air, MD
> 

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