Emergency Management News

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

NWS Lightning Safety

While there's little chance of anything but heat this week, it's time to review your lightning safety rules.  For example, "when thunder roars, come indoors" is the popular saying.

• NO PLACE outside is safe when thunderstorms are in the area!!
• If you hear thunder, lightning is close enough to strike you.
• When you hear thunder, immediately move to safe shelter.
• Safe shelter is a substantial building or inside an enclosed, metal-topped
• Stay in safe shelter at least 30 minutes after you hear the last clap of

Be safe!

What are you doing to prepare this week?

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