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A lightning strike is an electric discharge between the atmosphere and an earth- bound object. .... The chance of an average person living in the US being struck by lightning in a given year is estim...

Odds of being struck by lightning - Lightning Safety - National ...

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Lightning is a major cause of storm related deaths in the U.S. A lightning strike ... Odds of being struck by lightning in a given year (reported deaths + injuries).

Odds of winning Powerball jackpot less than being hit by lightning ...

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Jan 12, 2016 ... Your odds of being struck by lightning this year are 1 in 960,000. In your lifetime those odds drop to about 1 in 12,000. Your odds of being ...

Flash Facts About Lightning - National Geographic News

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Jun 24, 2005 ... Most people do not realize that they can be struck by lightning even when the center of ... The odds of being struck in your lifetime is 1 in 3,000.

The odds of 44 Army Rangers being struck by lightning? - CNN.com

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Aug 14, 2015 ... (CNN) When lightning struck 44 Army Rangers this week in Florida, leaving 11 in the hospital, jaws must have dropped. What are the odds of ...

11 crazy facts about getting struck by lightning (and how to avoid it ...

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Jul 23, 2015 ... The year was 1969 when Steve Marshburn was struck by lightning. He wasn't .... Being wet could increase your chance of being struck by 50%.

Meet the Man Who Was Struck By Lightning and Won ... - ABC News

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Jul 21, 2015 ... Peter McCathie survived being hit by lightning when he was a teenager ... lightning odds and the odds that McCathie's daughter was struck by ...

What Are the Odds You'll Get Struck By Lightning? - Current Results

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The odds of having a lightning bolt suddenly change your life, however, are much higher for some people than others. Most of those getting hit are young males ...

Myths and truths about your risk for being struck by lightning | WQAD ...

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Jul 2, 2015 ... A lightning strike — a brief but intense burst of electricity — affected as ... The odds of being struck in your lifetime are about 1 in 12,000, the ...

Small Data: What are the chances of being hit by lightning? - BBC ...

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Mar 17, 2014 ... The chances of being killed by lightning are 300000 to one. But there are a lot of people in the world.

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Lightning Strike Probabilities - National Lightning Safety Institute

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May 23, 2016 ... Lightning Strike Probabilities. 1. ... Direct strike to house when lightning hits within 10 m ... Odds = 1 : 280,000 of being struck by lightning.

Debunked: 5 Lightning Myths That Could Kill You - NBC News

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Jun 20, 2014 ... Bottom line: Don't take chances with lightning. The odds of being struck may be one in a million in a given year and one in 10,000 over a ...

What are the chances of being hit by lightning? - The Independent

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Jul 6, 2015 ... Lightning is an electric charge that travels through the air about 270000 ... How to survive electrical storms: What are the chances of being hit by ...