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Lightning: more dangerous than tornadoes

During severe weather…the earlier you know the better. There's an entire career field dedicated to studying weather and learning how to prepare for it. Laura Lockwood is a meteorologist with Weather Eye. She says one aspect of severe weather that many people overlook is lightning. Lockwood says lightning actually kills more people each year than tornadoes. Lockwood also says you shouldn't do things like talk on a land line phone or shower during a thunderstorm because lightning can travel through utility lines and plumbing. This is Severe Weather Awareness Week. Check back here every day this week for more weather related news coverage.