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eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Old and new myths about lightning protection continue to circulate through the internet and unsafe lightning protection products still manage to find their way into construction job specifications in many parts of the U.S. To help safeguard properties from a leading weather threat, the National Lightning Safety Council (NLSC) is stressing the importance of separating fact from fallacy about lightning protection systems (LPS).
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- A commercial expected to air during Sunday's Super Bowl has caught the attention of the National Lightning Safety Council (NLSC). The ad will feature a lightning strike survivor's apparent phobia of electricity which developed after being injured while riding a motorcycle.
Lightning Safety Awareness Effort Reaches Milestone: Record Low Number of US Lightning Deaths in 2021
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- According to the National Lightning Safety Council, the lightning death toll of 11 in 2021 set a new record for the fewest documented U.S. lightning deaths in a year. The previous low recorded by NOAA was 16 deaths in 2017.
This Sunday marks the 70th anniversary of one of the deadliest lightning strikes in the U.S. and the National Lightning Safety...
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- This Sunday marks the 70th anniversary of one of the deadliest lightning strikes in the U.S. and the National Lightning Safety Council is recalling the tragic event to spotlight the dangers of lightning, a common, yet underrated weather peril.
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Those familiar with New York's "Darkest Hours" likely remember the mayhem of the city's July 13, 1977 blackout. But few may be able to recall it was lightning (three sequential strikes), which caused the catastrophic event that shut down one of the world's largest cities in a matter of minutes, says DEHN, Inc.
eNewsChannels NEWS: -- Is there a connection between the number of lightning death reports and the COVID-19 pandemic? The National Lightning Safety Council (NLSC) is trying to find out. Amidst uncertainty surrounding the accurate (actual recorded) number of strike deaths in the U.S., members of the NLSC are wondering if the pandemic could be a factor in the reporting of lightning deaths in 2020.