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WeatherSTEM Lightning Detection
The Professional Lightning Assistant is a lightning detection system that integrates lightning safety data from The Weather Company, an IBM Business, to notify users when lightning occurs within an identified perimeter.
On average, lightning kills more people than hurricanes and tornadoes combined every year.
In this web exclusive, Don Leick writes, "Contrary to the common belief, the so-called flash-to-bang method—determining the distance of a storm by counting the time between the lightning flash and the sound of thunder—is not safe or accurate."