socialfacebooktwitteremailrssiPhoneDroid
From the News Edge: Special prosecutor named in Christian County Jail investigation ---- Ribbon cutting for Hopkinsville Transit ---- Unemployment rates fall across the area ---- Volunteers needed for Operation Preparation ---- Road crews to pre-treat for possible winter weather ---- Legislators react to LRC audit ---- Selbe resigns from KCTCS position ---- For these stories and more, be sure to visit our News Pages.

Posted: Thursday, 26 June 2014 4:50PM

Lightning Safety Week



The National Weather Service is asking people to be aware of the dangers of lightning strikes this week, as storms roll through the area. Warning Coordination Meteorologist Rick Shanklin says during Lightning Safety Week they want to remind people about the danger it poses.


   
Shanklin says many people dont realize that they are in danger of a lightning strike whenever they hear thunder.


   
How you stay safe from lightning depends on the situation.


   
He says even inside your home or a building you should take precautions.


   
Earlier this week a lightning strike caused power outages to 4600 Pennyrile Electric customers in Oak Grove.

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI


 Follow 
Share