Shocking Facts About Lightning Part 1
SERVPRO of Alamo Ranch would like you to know some facts about lightning.
Lightning is on of the leading causes of weather-related fatalities. Though the odds of being struck by lightning in a given year are only around 1 in 500,000 , some factors can put you at greater risk for being struck. Here are a few lightning safety tips.
Be Aware. Check the forecast before participating in outdoor activities. If it calls for thunderstorms, postpone your trip or activity, or make sure adequate safe shelter is available.
Go Indoors.Remember the phrase,"When thunder roars, go indoors." Find a safe, enclosed shelter when you hear thunder. Safe shelters include homes, offices, shopping centers, and hard top vehicles with the windows rolled up.
If you have any questions or if we can help you in any way, please call SERVPRO of Alamo Ranch at 210-670-9591.
Source: Centers for Disease Control; cdc.gov