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45th Weather Squadron EmblemLightning Safety Websites

     
 
ORGANIZATION
WEBSITE

  GENERAL

     
1 45th Weather Squadron, US Air Force https://www.patrick.af.mil/45ws/45og/LightningSafety/index.html
   (contains links to those below) (note the ‘s’ in ‘https’)
2 National Weather Service—Lightning Safety http://www.LightningSafety.noaa.gov
3 National Weather Service—Melbourne, FL Forecast Office http://www.srh.noaa.gov/mlb/
4 National Severe Storms Laboratory http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/research/projects/
5 National Lightning Safety Institute http://www.LightningSafety.com/index.html
6 USA Today Newspaper http://www.usatoday.com/weather/resources/basics/wlightning.htm
7 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention http://www.bt.cdc.gov/disasters/lightning/index.asp
8. Ten Spider Weather http://www.tenspider-weather.net/severe-weather/lightning-strike.html
 
CHILDREN

7

Kids’ Lightning Safety (akaSabrina’s Website) http://www.kidslightning.info/

8

National Severe Storms Laboratory—Coloring Books
(Downloadable Coloring Books on Various Weather Safety Topics)
http://www.nssl.noaa.gov/edu/bm/bm_main.html
9 American Red Cross–Masters of Disaster
(Children’s Curriculum)
http://www.redcross.org/disaster/masters/
SPORTS AND OTHER OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES
10 National Collegiate Athletic Association http://www.ncaa.org/library/sports_sciences/sports_med_handbook/2002-03/2002-03_sports_med_handbook.pdf
11 National Athletic Trainers’ Association http://www.nata.org/publications/otherpub/lightning.pdf
12 University Of Florida (Boating–Lightning Safety) http://www.thomson.ece.ufl.edu/lightning/
13 National Outdoor Leadership School Backcountry Lightning Safety Guidelines http://www.nols.edu/resources/research/pdfs/lightningsafetyguideline.pdf
15 National Agricultural Safety Database (Boating–Lightning Protection) http://www.cdc.gov/nasd/
INTERNATIONAL
16 Environment Canada Lightning Page (English & French) http://www.msc.ec.gc.ca/education/lightning
17

Map & Graph: Mortality: Victim of lightning (Top 100 Countries)

http://www.nationmaster.com/graph-T/mor_vic_of_lig/
MISCELLANEOUS
18 Lightning Injury Research (University of Illinois at Chicago) http://www.uic.edu/labs/lightninginjury/
19 Lightning Strike and Electric Shock Survivors, Intl. http://www.Lightning-Strike.org
This list is for information only.  No guarantee of the content of these websites, not any government endorsement of these organizations, is stated or implied.

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