Lightning Safety

Posted on May 23, 2014
Lightning season is just beginning, making it a good time to review some things about this force of nature that we would do well to respect. The majority of lightning strikes and thunderstorms occur in the spring and summer months, but lightning strikes can happen at any time without warning if a thunderstorm is in the area, even if rainfall and storm clouds are as far as 10 miles away. In the U.S., an estimated 25 million lightning strikes are recorded each year. A typical lightning strike... Read more