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2. If you're in a car when a tornado is spotted, you should:

Cars are easily flung about by tornadoes. It's best to get to the nearest basement or lie down in a ditch. Some experts say that you can get away from a tornado by driving at right angles to its path, but that assumes that you know its path.

Cars are easily flung about by tornadoes. It's best to get to the nearest basement or lie down in a ditch. Some experts say that you can get away from a tornado by driving at right angles to its path, but that assumes that you know its path.

Cars are easily flung about by tornadoes. It's best to get to the nearest basement or lie down in a ditch. Some experts say that you can get away from a tornado by driving at right angles to its path, but that assumes that you know its path.

Cars are easily flung about by tornadoes. It's best to get to the nearest basement or lie down in a ditch. Some experts say that you can get away from a tornado by driving at right angles to its path, but that assumes that you know its path.

/Elk City Daily News, John W. Cannon/AP
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Drive away from it as fast as you can.

 

Drive away in a zig-zag pattern.

 

Stop the car and get under it.

 

Get out and lie in a ditch or go to the basement of the nearest building.

 
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