Severe Weather, Lightning Pt. 2


Severe Weather Preparedness 2022: Lightning, Pt. 2

Lessen Your Chances of Being Struck:

  • If you see lightning or hear thunder, SEEK SHELTER INDOORS immediately.
  • Stay indoor for 30 MINUTES AFTER the last clap of thunder or flash of lightning.
  • If you are caught out in a storm and feel your hair stand on end:
    • SQUAT low to the ground on the balls of your feet
    • COVER your head with your hands
    • PLACE your head between your knees
  • Become the smallest target possible. DO NOT lie flat on the ground.
  • AVOID windows, doors, and water.
  • DO NOT touch metal or use appliances or electronic devices that are plugged in.
  • STAY AWAY from natural lightning rods and elevated locations.
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