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Thunder and Lightning Storms

All you should know about thunder and lightning storms!

Taiah Douglas

on 21 March 2013

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Transcript of Thunder and Lightning Storms

How to prepare for a storm About thunderstorms About 10 percent of people are struck by lightning, and killed

Myth: Lightning can't strike the same place twice. Lightning can strike the same place multiple times in one discharge.

Fact: Lightning has been detected as far as 10 miles from the edge of a thunderstorm cell and at locations with blue skies overhead.

Lightning bolts a extremely hot with temperatures if 30,000 to 50,000 degrees. It's hotter than the sun. Lightning! Signs of a storm *Dark towering clouds
*Distant thunder and lightning
*Winds that increase

If these occur then you should find shelter immediately By Taiah Douglas Thunder and Lightning Storms Thunderstorms can occur year round, and at any hour There are about 1,800 every day They are produced by cumulonimbus clouds They can bring heavy rains, flash flooding, tornadoes, strong winds, lightning and hail Thunder is noise, and nothing to be afraid of, but you should fear lightning, its dangerous. More about lightning People have been killed by lightning while: boating
bike riding
standing under a tree
riding on a lawnmower
talking on a telephone
loading a truck
riding a horse
playing soccer Have an emergency kit

Postpone outdoor activities

Get inside your home, or if you can't then a sturdy car

Close windows

Unplug all electronics

Don't go on hilltops or open fields Video! http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/video/2012/nov/28/dumb-ways-to-die-video

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