Thunderstorms and Lightning

learn things you can do to stay safe during a thunderstorm

Things to do during a storm

build an  emergency kit, make a family communication plan, go indoors if you see lightning

during a storm

stay inside,dont use electrical outlet,stay away from windows and doors

Bad Thunderstorms In History

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Facts and Trivia

The Empire State Building is hit by  lightning about five times per year.There are about 100 thunderstorms per year.In diameter a strom is 15 miles long.Lightning puts 10 million pounds of nitrogen on Earth each year.Florida is the lightning capital of the world.

Vocab words

thunderstorm- a period of thunder and lightning with heavy rainfall

disaster- an event that causes great damage and/or harm to other people