Where do I go if a tornado warning is issued?

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BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) – The Baton Rouge region is under a tornado watch until 10 p.m. tonight.

The area has already seen a few tornado warnings issued by the National Weather Service.

Here’s what you should do if a tornado warning is issued in your area:

  • If you are in a mobile home, leave immediately and seek shelter in a sturdy, permanent structure nearby
  • In a home or business, go to the lowest floor or basement in an interior room with no exterior walls
  • Ensure the room does not have any windows
  • Protect yourself with heavy blankets or bicycle helmets in case flying debris does enter the structure

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