Stay safe during a lightning storm

Blog Post created by aprilbriggs Employee on Jun 20, 2013

Lightning safetyThunder and lightning storms happen all the time. But did you know that lightning strikes and lightning fires occur most often in the summer? Know what to do to keep you and your family safe when it does strike!

The official start of summer is tomorrow, June 21st and we are already experiencing signs of summer weather here in New England.  There have been some afternoon thunder and lightning storms this week and it reminds me of the safety tips I should follow when these storms happen. Summer is the peak time of the year for lightning strikes and lightning fires. However, lightning does occur year round. It’s important to be prepared for this dangerous weather phenomenon.