Students huddling for safety at Berry College in Rome. The school said all students were in secure areas. (Courtesy Jimmy Story)
ATLANTA -- The entire metro Atlanta and North Georgia region is under a tornado watch until 4 p.m. Wednesday. Several tornado warnings have already popped up across the area.
If you hear a siren or know a tornado is headed your way, a simple acronym can help you stay safe: D.U.C.K.
Downstairs to the lowest level of your home or business.
Underneath something sturdy.
Center part of the house.
Keep away from windows.
If you live in an apartment, you can contact your apartment management to find out the severe weather plans for the entire complex.
If you lose power, you can contact your service provider, but with widespread outages, repairs will take a while.
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