TORNADOES – IS YOUR SCHOOL SAFE?
A deadly threat to those in “Tornado Alley” and beyond
5625 Killed By Tornadoes Since 1950
In the US, each year on average …
- 1000 recorded tornadoes
- 1500 injuries
- 80 deaths
Source – Wind and Science Engineering Research Center, Texas Tech University
DEADLY RESULTS FOR ONE SCHOOL …
Tornado destruction at Plaza Towers Elementary School
On May 20, 2013, a deadly EF5 tornado tore through 17 miles of Moore, Oklahoma killing 24 people. The Plaza Towers Elementary School was reduced to rubble with teachers, students, and staff still inside.