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Lightning Tornado Wind Hail Inland
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Lightning Tornado Wind Hail Inland Flooding Coastal Flooding Rip Current Seas/Waves Visibility Heat/Cold
Lightning Tornado Wind Hail Inland Flooding Coastal Flooding Rip Current Seas/Waves Visibility Heat/Cold
 
 Lightning Hazard
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None No lightning
Low Frequency <50 strikes; isolated to scattered storms
Moderate Frequency 50-99 strikes; scattered to numerous storms.
High Frequency 100-149 strikes; scattered to numerous storms.
Extreme Frequency ≥ 150 strikes; numerous storms.
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 Lightning Impact Statement
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 Lightning Impact Definitions
 Lightning Impact: None
No Lightning.
 Lightning Impact: Low
Occasional cloud-to-ground Lightning is expected. Flash rates will generally be <50 in 15 minutes for any storm covering a 20 square mile area.
 Lightning Impact: Moderate
Frequent cloud-to-ground lightning is expected. Flash rates will be 50 to 99 in 15 minutes, for any storm covering 20 square miles. Scattered lightning-induced fires will occur. Persons not heeding indoor lightning safety rules may be injured during the peak of the storm.
 Lightning Impact: High
Dangerous Lightning Frequency Expected

Frequent to excessive cloud-to-ground lightning is expected. Flash rates will be 100 to 149 in 15 minutes, for any storm covering 20 square miles. Scattered to numerous lightning-induced fires will occur.

Persons not heeding indoor lightning safety rules may be injured during the peak of the storm. Residents caught outdoors must apply lightning safety or face possible injury or death.
 Lightning Impact: Extreme
Deadly Lightning Frequency Expected

Excessive cloud-to-ground lightning is expected. Flash rates will be >149 in 15 minutes, for any storm covering 20 square miles. Numerous lightning-induced fires will occur.

Persons not heeding indoor lightning safety rules may be injured, or possibly killed, during the peak of the storm. Residents caught outdoors must apply lightning safety or face certain injury or possible death.

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