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Temperature a Huge Factor in over 2000 Weather Related Deaths Each Year

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have released a report this week on weather connected deaths, many of them due to temperature related conditions like heat stroke or hypothermia. This may come as a surprise to those who … Continue reading

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2 Rocky Mountain National Park Lightning Deaths Bring 2014 Total to 11 in the US

The death of two people at Rocky Mountain national park over the weekend brought the total of lightening deaths to 11 in 2014 across the US, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). While that might seem to … Continue reading

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How to Avoid Being Hit By Lightning

With news that two people died from lightning strikes in two days at Rocky Mountain national park, it’s important to remember to take basic precautions when out hiking. Both deaths (a women on Friday and a man on Saturday) came … Continue reading

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Lightning Strikes Kill Two at Rocky Mountain National Park

When you’re out hiking this summer, pay careful attention to the weather. For the second time this week, a person has been killed by lightening at Rocky Mountain national park. On Friday July 11, the National Park service reported eight … Continue reading

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