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Which is safer? Underground shelter or safe room?

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The recent tornadoes that tore across our state have sparked new interest in building safer structures.

One big topic of conversation; which is safer, a safe room or an underground storm shelter?

The manager of Texas Tech University's debris impact test facility, Engineer Larry Tanner, talked with us about all the factors you should consider to help you decide which shelter is right for you.

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