The Deadliest Catch: Lightning at the Ball Game

…[A] single lightning flash could kill over 50 people with one strike.  It has happened in both China and India where people tend to crowd together during thunderstorms.  There is definitely not safety in numbers when lightning is involved.

via Lightning could kill dozens at a sports venue: the importance of prevention.

The old rule used to be 30-30. Now the first 30 has been dropped. The rule is when the thunder roars, go indoors. If you can hear thunder at all, you are close enough for lightning to strike.

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Grey skies with a few showers will be the weather story to finish out the workweek, but the payoff is a beautiful weekend. We are also closely monitoring what appears to be the first significant severe weather threat of the season for the state.

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Though he passed nearly two months ago, our hearts are still hurting over the loss of a valued member of the KSStorm.Info team — Steve Boleski. As we enter storm season we offer a look at some of the chasing photos Steve was able to take over the past four seasons.

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