KTA maintains tornado shelters

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May 12, 2018 - 4:00 AM

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Facing a tornado in your car on the open road with no buildings — much less basements — for miles is a terrifying thought.

For travelers on the Kansas Turnpike, at least, there are underground storm shelters at most toll plazas statewide.

Kansas ushered in tornado season with its first twisters of 2018 last week, which were confirmed in multiple parts of the state.

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