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Staying safe under the lightning and what to look out for

Posted at 10:17 PM, Jun 23, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-24 01:17:02-04

Monsoon season is upon Tucson and with the rain comes lightning. 

Taking the necessary preparations before the first storm arrives will allow people to enjoy what mother nature brings and not end up becoming another tragic statistic. 

According to the CDC approximately 1 in 500,000 people get struck by lightning, other factors increase your chances. 

Some of these factors include not being outside during a lightning storm, not using water inside your home, or being around concrete structures and metal bars.