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7 fun lightning facts FOR KIDS

7/12/2021 (Permalink)

kids-servpro-mcallen-staying-safe-funfacts SERVPRO believes in the safety of your whole home! include your children when creating/discussing escape plans in the event of a catastrophic event.

FACT #1 lightning is a powerful burst of electricity that happens very quickly during a thunder storm! It is caused by an electrical charge in the atmosphere, WOAH!

That means kids the safest place to be during this time Is going to be indoors!

Fact #2 lightning can occur inside clouds, between clouds and from clouds to the ground. This last one from clouds to ground can be the most dangerous for humans!

That’s why we have to remember kids, the safest place to be during a storm is INDOORS.

Fact #3 thousand of ppl are struck every year. Lighting can even travel from person to person! That’s crazy right!

Again kids, during a storm GO INDOORS!

Fact #4 there are bolts of lightning striking somewhere on earth EVERY SECOND. Wow, that is 60 TIMES every minute!!

Fact #5 lightning contains millions of bolts of electricity (that’s some powerful stuff)!

Now remember kids, when you see a storm approaching, go inside and stay safe!

Fact #6 lighting is very hot the average temperature 36,000 degrees Fahrenheit. boiling water is 100 degrees Fahrenheit, so 36,000 degrees is HOT very HOT HOT HOT.

The last fun fact…

Fact #7 lighting can also occur during volcanic eruption, dust storms or even snow storms. It can also happen during forest fires and tornadoes.

Geez! Lightning is dangerous! Remember kids when there’s a storm or lightning go INDOORS for safety!

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