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Here’s a lightning safety infographic explaining the ’30/30′ rule – if the time between the flash of lightning and the sound of thunder is thirty seconds or less take shelter until 30 minutes until the last thunder is heard. Many wait too long to take shelter and leave shelter too soon, risk is greatly decreased by following the 30/30 rule.

from PreparednessMama

10 Lighting Safety Facts Mom Probably Told You

10 Lightning Safety Facts Mom Probably Told You | PreparednessMama

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from The Art of Manliness

How to Survive a Lightning Strike

-Crouch down low like a baseball catcher. Get as low as you can. The nearer you are to the ground, the less likely you are to be struck by lightning. But never lie down! -If you hair begins to stand on end or your skin starts to tingle, a lightning strike is imminent. Immediately get into the crouching position. Lightning may strike without this warning, however. -Place hands over ears to minimize hearing loss from the loud clap of thunder that will boom very close to you. -Don’t touch an...

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Vulcan in flight. XH588 is the last flying Vulcan she is to be grounded in 2016 over safety fears.

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from AXS

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Picture of a storm over the high plains by Daniel Thomson

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from The Art of Manliness

How to Survive a Lightning Strike

How to Survive a Lightning Strike: An Illustrated Guide (via @Lexi Lee R Taylor of Manliness)

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