Severe weather is ramping up in the U.S., with fierce winds and intense lightning storms roaring through Tornado Alley, and it will be a stormy end to the week for much of Ontario, with thunderstorms in the forecast.
Here are a few tips that can keep you safe from a lightning storm, courtesy of The Weather Network and the Canadian Red Cross.
INDOOR LIGHTNING SAFETY TIPS
OUTDOOR LIGHTNING SAFETY TIPS
IF SOMEONE IS STRUCK BY LIGHTNING
Environment Canada offers a 30-30 rule as well. They say if you can count 30 seconds or less between seeing a lightning flash and hearing the thunder, take shelter and stay there until 30 minutes after you last hear thunder.†