Lightning Safety Tips

According to the National Weather Service, an average of 33 people have died each year from lightning strikes in the US from 2006 to 2018. Also, about 75% of people killed by lightning strikes were in the outdoors, doing activities such as working, hiking, camping, or enjoying water sports during a thunderstorm.

Thus, when a thunderstorm occurs, it’s important to find shelter immediately and exercise caution. But, as shelter isn’t immediately available to everyone caught outdoors, we’ve prepared tips to stay safe from lightning while outdoors, as well. Follow these lightning safety tips to stay safe indoors and outdoors during a thunderstorm.

Lightning Safety Tips: Indoors

Lightning Safety Tips: Outdoors

If you’re outside and can’t find a safe, enclosed shelter, follow these lightning safety tips:

Thunder and lightning storms happen all the time, but following these lightning safety tips can save your life!

For storm damage repair, contact PuroClean

Powerful storms can often have an impact on your home or business. Check out our tips to prepare your property for storms. If your home has suffered damage after a storm, don’t hesitate to call PuroClean — the Paramedics of Property Damage. We can mitigate storm and flood damage, and help bring your property back to pre-loss condition quickly.

Last edited on 12th of April 2021