If It Roars, Go Indoors! June 22-28 is National Lightning Safety Week.
Summer is the peak season for one of the nation's deadliest weather phenomena - lightning. In the United States, an average of 53 people are killed each year by lightning, and hundreds more are severely injured. Learn what you need to do to stay safe when thunderstorms threaten. Or, watch a special message from the National Weather Service's Lightning Safety Specialist John Jensenius as he discusses the dangers of lightning and how to stay safe this summer.
If you are are heading out to the beach, going to a soccer game or any other outdoor activity, check the forecast and watch for signs of a developing storm.
Remember, if it roars, go indoors!