Storms kill at least nine in Missouri

Missouri authorities say at least nine people have died in tornadoes that have been pounding the state since Saturday. Read more
Windblown

Springfield, MO

#1 Mar 13, 2006
For the life of me I can't understand why it is not mandatory that homes in tornado prone areas are not required to at least have a storm shelter. While it isn't possible to always dig a basement foundation because of the nature of the land, it should at least be possible to dig a small underground shelter. That should be mandatory residential building code! Move to an interior room? How many newer homes have an interior room? I haven't seen any, all bathrooms are on outside walls, as are most closets. I can't see much protection there. Better than nothing, but a far cry from what's needed. Time to change things folks!
THE MAN 2

Schaumburg, IL

#2 Mar 20, 2009
sorry
animal control

Croton, OH

#3 Mar 20, 2009
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