Lightening Safety Week June 23-29

The National Weather Service has provided us with the following information.  Please take some time to review the material.

Lightning Safety Week is June 23-29.
http://www.lightningsafety.noaa.gov/index.htm

As you know, lightning kills and injuries people along with causing property damage yearly.  On average, 6 to 9 cloud to ground strikes occur per square mile per year (flash density) across our local region.

To learn about the science behind lightning at the above website.The presentation overview on Lightning and Understanding the Science of Lightning were just updated and are excellent!

Lightning safety tips are also available.

Help spread the word on how to prepare for potential damaging lightning strikes.