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RE: Tornado Refuge Areas

[Subject Prev][Subject Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] Also you may want to include FEMA 361. An exerpt from FEMA: FEMA has produced the National Performance Criteria for Tornado Shelters (NPC).


From: "Sprague, Harold O." <SpragueHO(--nospam--at)bv.com>
Reply-To: seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org
To: "'seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org'" <seaint(--nospam--at)seaint.org>
Subject: RE: Tornado Refuge Areas
Date: Sat, 19 May 2001 13:13:50 -0500


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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