Severe weather safety at the Tulsa State Fair

Storm shelters at Tulsa State Fair -
TULSA-- Severe weather could pop up any time this week. We're working for you to find out how the Tulsa State Fair keeps people safe during storms.
 
Severe weather is the last thing Stacia Fox said she thinks about while at the Tulsa State Fair.
 
"I think being from Oklahoma we're kind of used to it," said Fox.
 
With a chance for severe weather, Tulsa Area Emergency Management experts on the fairgrounds tracking the storms.
 
"If lighting or severe thunderstorm is approaching the fair we will close the midway that's happened in the past a couple of times." said Tulsa Area Emergency Management Director Roger Jolliff. 
 
With 28 acres of building space, air officials said each building and bathroom has a storm shelter sign, showing people where to take cover. 
 
"At a point expo square staff will direct people to move inside if the weathers very severe. We hope people are keeping track of this and moving not their own ahead of that, again, we're all accountable for our own safety during a weather event," said Jolliff.
 
Fox said it's reassuring knowing there are safe places to go. She said rain or shine, she'll keep enjoying the fair. 
 
"It kind of reminds you too, you get so excited about the fair it kind of reminds you that, that is a possibility and to keep your eyes out for that," said Fox.

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