Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Lightning Safety Week

This week the National Weather Service is celebrating Lightning Safety Week.  Lightning can kill any time of year but with more outdoor activities coupled with the best chances for thunderstorms, summer is the prime season for lightning injuries and deaths.  Be safe and be smart!  You can read more from…
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“What it’s like to be hit by lightning”

Digg.com has an interesting (if somewhat intense) article about what it is like to be hit by a stroke of lightning. Surprisingly, nine out of ten people survive a lightning stroke, but the lasting physical changes can be unnerving or downright dangerous. You can read it at http://digg.com/2017/what-its-like-struck-by-lightning?utm_source=atlasobscura.
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