The Mountaineers Books Lightning Strikes: Staying Safe Under Stormy Skies

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Discover the risks of thunder, thunderstorm winds, lightning, and flashfloods. Lightning Strikes reviews how thunderstorms form, explains the different types of storms, and provides a guide for staying safe using the four A's (Anticipate, Assess, Act, and Aid). Interwoven throughout the text are thought-provoking questions to help readers assess dangerous situations and form strategies to make sound decisions. Lightning Strikes livens its safety advice with often-humorous lore dating back to ancient Greece. This useful how-to book will appeal to anyone who spends time outdoors -- hikers, climbers, golfers, construction workers -- and has felt threatened by lightning.

- Summit Hut

Written by award-winning author and meteorologist Jeff Renner, LIGHTNING STRIKES: Staying Safe Under Stormy Skies offers practical safety strategies for everyone who recreates or works outdoors.

- Mountain Gear

Lightning kills more people in North America than tornadoes, hurricanes or floods. This book teaches you what to do when lightning strikes. Author: Jeff Renner. Softcover; 157 pages; 160 black-and-white photos, 50 illustrations, 10 maps. The Mountaineers Books; copyright 2002. Supplies practical strategies for everyone who recreates or works outdoors. Includes interesting anecdotes, myths and lore about lightning. Reviews how thunderstorms form, explains the different types of storms and provides a guide for increasing your safety.

- REI

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