Why shouldn’t we open windows when a tornado threatens?

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Dear Tom, I’ve heard that one should not open windows when a tornado threatens. Why not? Bob Studholme, Winnetka Dear Bob, It was once believed that sudden air pressure reductions that occur when a tornado moves over a house would cause the structure to explode, but that this could be lessened or prevented by opening windows to allow air to escape from the structure. This notion perished with observations of the damage caused by a massive tornado that struck Xenia,...

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