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Lightning is a deadly force of nature that kills dozens of people and injures hundreds annually in the United States, according to the National Weather Service. There is little a person can do to protect against lightning when outside, so Hoosiers are encouraged to go inside a building or vehicle during thunderstorms. Learn more about lightning and follow additional safety tips below to stay safe.

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Lightning Safety Tips (National Weather Service)
Lightning Information for Water Activities (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
Personal Lightning Safety (National Lightning Safety Institute)
Severe Weather Preparedness (Indiana Department of Homeland Security)
Thunderstorms and Lightning (Ready.gov)