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Lightning Awareness Week

Discussion in 'SIHike.com Forum News and Information' started by Shawn Gossman, Jun 19, 2017.

  1. Shawn Gossman

    Shawn Gossman SIHike.com Founder Staff Member SIHike.com Owner SIHike.com Moderator

    Greetings Everyone,

    This week is the officially designated Lightning Awareness Week. More than 30 people died from lightning strikes in 2016. Don't become a statistic and meet your fatal match due to lightning. When out hiking and exploring the outdoors, remember that doing so in thunderstorms poses significant risks from being directly hit by lightning to have trees fall after being hit. Stay safe out there and remember to educate your friends and family about the dangers of lightning and other bad weather events especially when enjoying the outdoors!

    NWS Lightning Safety Overview

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