Thunder& Lightning WebQuest




Thunder and lightening is both a beauty and hazard of nature. As an introduction here are some interesting base level facts that will help you start your exploration into thunder and lightening

       Thunderstorms happen in every state and every thunderstorm has lightning. Lightning can strike people and buildings and is very dangerous.

       Thunderstorms affect small areas when compared with hurricanes and winter storms.

       The typical thunderstorm is 15 miles in diameter and lasts an average of 30 minutes.

       Nearly 1,800 thunderstorms are happening at any moment around the world.

       Despite their small size, all thunderstorms are dangerous.

       Every thunderstorm produces lightning, which kills more people each year than tornadoes.

       Of the estimated 100,000 thunderstorms that occur each year in the United States,about 10 percent are classified as severe.

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