Monday, December 19, 2011

Lightning Can Be Just as Deadly in Winter

From AccuWeather, the white + symbols are the locations of cloud-to-ground lightning at 11am Central time. The darker colors are locations from the previous hour.
Raw lightning data from Vaisala

While people are not outdoors as often, the lightning itself is just as deadly in winter as it is in summer. Prepared accordingly when thunderstorms approach. 

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