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8 Tips to Avoid Lightning Strikes - Climbing - About.com
You are out climbing or hiking in the mountains and see a lightning storm brewing. What do you do to be safe? Here are 9 tips to avoid lightning strikes and  ...
Facts About Lightning - A Climber's Guide to Lightning Facts
Learn interesting facts about lightning. What are your chances of being struck? How many lightning strikes are there each day and year? What are the most ...
What to Do if Lightning Strikes While You're Climbing
The worst thing to happen during a thunderstorm is that you or someone in your party is struck by lightning. If lightning strikes while you're climbing, follow these ...
Lightning Strikes: Facts and Statistics About Lightning - Pediatrics
Dec 15, 2014 ... While thunderstorms and lightning strikes are common, few hit people. The statistics about lightning still show that they kill about 55 people a ...
How Many Lightning Deaths Have Occurred in the United States?
Thankfully, 80% of lightning is considered cloud-to-cloud lightning and never strikes the earth. But the 20% of discharges between the ground and a cloud are  ...
What to do When Lightning Strikes People. - Maritime - About.com
Globally lightning strikes kill more people in an average year than all other natural phenomenon combined. Many more are injured and some incidents are ...
How to Stay Safe from Lightning While Climbing - About.com
A wet climbing rope also makes a perfect electrical conductor for lightning to strike you. In a bad storm, consider untying any wet rope from you. If lightning strikes ...
Lightning Safety and Outdoor Sports - Lightning Safety
May 19, 2014 ... Lightning strikes during summer thunderstorms are the most dangerous weather condition faced by those engaged in outdoor activities. Do you ...
Lightning Is Serious Risk - Florida Travel - About.com
Welcome to Florida and welcome to the lightning capital of the United States. Lightning strikes in Central Florida this time of year more often than anywhere else ...
United States Lightning Fatalities 1996-2006 - Weather - About.com
Lightning strikes are more common than you think. Lightning deaths may be small in comparison with heart disease or a car accident, but the dangers are still  ...
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