National Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 23-29)


Summer is here! And that means New Yorkers will likely see an increase in thunder and lightning storms. Take a moment during National Lightning Safety Awareness Week (June 23-29) to learn how to stay safe in a thunderstorm. Check out for more information on thunderstorm safety.
•    When thunder roars, go indoors.
•    Do not take shelter in small sheds, bleachers, or under trees.
•    Avoid open fields or the top of hills.
•    Stay away from water, wet items, and metal objects.

•    Stay indoors. Stay inside at least 30 minutes after you hear the last clap of thunder.
•    Do not touch anything plugged into an electrical outlet.
•    Avoid contact with plumbing; do not wash your hands; and do not take a shower or bath. 


Reprinted from NYC Emergency Management's Citizens Corps Weekly Newsletter.

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