You Will be Shocked at How Little You Know About Lightning
Last week, CNN put out a story highlighting the importance of not showering during a thunderstorm. Maybe it is the fact that I grew up in North Texas where it rains almost a quarter of the year or maybe it is because I am a seasoned meteorologist, but unless you are of elementary age, is this information not common sense?
I vividly remember being told as a child to hurry up and take my shower before the storms rolled into the area. Was that not everyone's childhood? Needless to say, I was shocked that people do not know how to conduct themselves during a lightning event, so I figured that a Public Service Announcement was in order. Here are some of the most interesting facts about this powerful phenomenon!