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The PSA informs viewers of lightning damage and encourages communities to be lightning safe MARYVILLE, Mo., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The
State Farm® Releases Top Ten States for Insurance Claims from Lightning BLOOMINGTON, Ill., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lightning is the second leading cause of storm-related deaths in the
Consider investing in a certified lightning protection system to reduce the risk of damage to your home or business. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 20, 2014
Media invited to kick-off Lightning Safety Awareness Week at a free and educational expo focused on building lightning safe communities COLLEGE PARK, Md., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/
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LenoRF, a world-leading electrical accessory manufacturer, has recently announced its new collection of lightning protectors. (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 LenoRF,
LenoRF, a renowned electrical accessory manufacturer, has recently launched a special offer on all its quarter wave surge arresters. (PRWEB) May 29, 2014
Children are all invited to witness a battle between two great powers in the sky in order to find out who beats who. Waco, Texas (PRWEB) May 29, 2014
LenoRF, the popular China electrical accessory manufacturer, has announced a big promotion for its high end gas tube surge arresters. (PRWEB) May 28, 2014
Previous research has found that the electrical bolts are caused by cosmic radiation and a new study has found that streams of high-energy particles from the Sun accelerated by the solar wind also play a role.
When we think of thunderstorms we have to remember the deadliest part of those storms and that is the lightning that occurs with them. Lightning is found in many forms. The first type of lightning is known as cloud to cloud meaning that the electric charge travels from one cloud to the other. The second type of lightning is the Cloud to Air meaning the lighting moves from the cloud and enters the clear air of the sky. A third type of lightning is the cloud to ground. This is the most...
A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...
Heat Lightning is actually faint flashes of lightning reflecting outward from distant thunderstorms. These flashes usually do not produce thunder as the storm is sometimes too far away to be heard. The term heat lightning got its name because it often occurs on hot summer nights and does not produce audible thunder. One reason heat lightning can be seen so far away is due to the reflection of the light bouncing off water particles in moist, humid air and as light is scattered throughout the...
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