Why don't we pay more attention to tornado warnings?
WADENA/MOORHEAD, Minn. -- National Weather Service experts use cutting-edge technology to detect tornadoes quickly and keep you safe. But they can't get in your head -- and that's the problem.
The basic tornado danger system -- warnings are broadcast, sirens sound and people take shelter -- stumbles over some frustrating psychology: Most people don't run for shelter at the first sign of danger but search, instead, for information to confirm it.
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