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Shelter from the storm

Shelter from the storm

Tornado season is upon us, and Iowans are learning more about the ben­­efits of construct­ing storm shelters, just like the one built at the Iowa 4-H Camp in Boone County.

In May, a tornado that touched down near Ogden prompted Iowa 4-H Camp leaders to herd 120 campers and other leaders into their newly constructed storm shelter at 3 a.m. The structure was completed last fall and recently had a ribbon-cutting celebration.
 
"Where the tornado touched down is not that many miles from our camp. We have emergency procedures in place, which led leaders to take the campers to the shelter. They just hung out...




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