Bloomington, 01 March 2018 | 07:18 PM America/Chicago Tornado Safety Mouse over the icons on the interactive image below for tornado safety tips. During a TornadoIndoorsGo to a pre-designated area such as a safe room, basement, storm cellar, or the lowest building level, closet, or interior hallway.Stay away from corners, windows, doors, and outside walls. Get under a sturdy table and use your arms to protect your head and neck.Make sure to put on shoes.Do not open windows.OutsideImmediately get into a vehicle, buckle your seat belt and try to drive to the closest sturdy shelter. If your vehicle is hit by flying debris while you are driving, pull over and park.Take cover in a stationary vehicle. Put the seat belt on and cover your head with your arms and a blanket, coat or other cushion if possible.Lie in an area noticeably lower than the level of the roadway and cover your head with your arms and a blanket, coat or other cushion if possible.Do not get under an overpass or bridge. You are safer in a low, flat location.Never try to outrun a tornado in urban or congested areas in a car or truck. Leave vehicle immediately for safe shelter.Watch out for flying debris. Flying debris from tornadoes causes most fatalities and injuries.In a Manufactured Home or OfficeGet out immediately, go to a pre-determined building or storm shelter. Mobile homes, even if tied down, offer little protection from tornadoes.