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Photo shows tornado shelter advice worked

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Posted at 12:36 PM, May 10, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-10 14:36:50-04

A photo tweeted by the National Weather Service in Oklahoma shows the advice on where to take shelter can be life saving.

"This young man was home alone and survived," the National Weather Service wrote on Twitter. "In this case advice to shelter in small room, middle of home worked!"

Ready.gov says during a tornado, "Go to a pre-designated area such as a safe room, basement, storm cellar, or the lowest building level. If there is no basement, go to the center of a small interior room on the lowest level (closet, interior hallway) away from corners, windows, doors, and outside walls. Put as many walls as possible between you and the outside. Get under a sturdy table and use your arms to protect your head and neck."

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