Daily Archives: July 3, 2014

How do you stay safe from lightning?

There is no place outdoors that is completely safe during a thunderstorm, so the saying goes, “When thunder roars, go indoors!”

The safest thing to do is to get inside a safe building or vehicle. A safe building is one that is covered with a roof, walls and floor, and has plumbing or wiring. Stay away from metal and electrical equipment, including computer, plumbing and faucets. Keep away from windows and doors, and don’t hang out on a porch to watch the lightning storm. Continue reading

Category: Severe Weather, Weather Dangers

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