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Lightning Safety & Protection

The Lightning Capital: Florida’s Unique Weather Phenomenon 

May 29, 2024
Vaisala XWeather Lightning-Density Map 2023 The Lightning Capital: Florida’s Unique Weather Phenomenon  Florida, renowned for its sunny beaches and vibrant tourism, holds another, more electrifying title: the most lightning-dense state in the United States. In 2023, the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area was identified as the most lightning-prone region in the country, experiencing 120,998 lightning strokes. Statewide,...
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Lightning Safety & Protection

Lightning Rod Failure: The Alarming Impact of Outdated Lightning Protection 

July 12, 2023
Lightning Rod Failure: The Alarming Impact of Outdated Lightning Protection  The traditional lightning rod system is the most well-known lightning protection system and has been around for 270 years, but it is not the most effective. In recent years, lightning rod systems have become the unfortunate culprits behind lightning strike damage, including fires.     Lightning...
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