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Things You Probably Don't Know About Lightning
News story originally written on June 25, 1999

Lightning is very dangerous! About 100 people are killed each year by lightning. That's more than tornadoes or hurricanes! Here are some more neat facts about lightning.

Most people that are hit by lightning are men. More deaths from lightning happen in Florida than any other state. And Sunday is the most common day for injuries! This may be due to the large number of people that golf on Sunday.

The thing to remember during a storm is safety. Don't stand under a tree or be out in the open during a storm. You should get inside a building or car and stay there!

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