Sunday, June 21, 2009

National Lightning Safety Week Begins

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
750 AM CDT SUN JUN 21 2009

...LIGHTNING SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK BEGINS TODAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS DECLARED THE WEEK OF JUNE 21ST
THROUGH JUNE 27TH LIGHTNING SAFETY AWARENESS WEEK.

THIS WEEK...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE WILL ISSUE A
SERIES OF DAILY PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENTS CONTAINING INFORMATION
ON LIGHTNING AND LIGHTNING SAFETY. EACH DAY WE WILL FOCUS ON A
DIFFERENT LIGHTNING SAFETY TOPIC. THE DAILY TOPICS WILL BE:

MONDAY JUNE 22ND...LIGHTNING AND LIGHTNING SAFETY - AN INTRODUCTION.

TUESDAY JUNE 23RD...UNDERSTANDING THE SCIENCE OF THUNDERSTORMS AND
LIGHTNING.

WEDNESDAY JUNE 24TH...LIGHTNING SAFETY OUTDOORS.

THURSDAY JUNE 25TH...SAFE SHELTERS AND INDOOR SAFETY.

FRIDAY JUNE 26TH...THE FACTS ABOUT LIGHTNING STRIKE VICTIMS.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT LIGHTNING AND LIGHTNING SAFETY...
VISIT THE LIGHTNING SAFETY AWARENESS WEB SITE AT:

HTTP://WWW.LIGHTNINGSAFETY.NOAA.GOV/ (ALL LOWER CASE)

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