Information on Lightning Protection in the state of Wyoming
Wyoming is the 10th largest and least populous state in the United States. With a population of 563,626 and 97,814 square miles, Wyoming has 5.4 people per square mile. With mountains and high plains covering most of the state, Wyoming sees about 302,531 cloud to ground lightning strikes annually and about 3.1 strikes per square mile.
Thunderstorms in the state are common throughout the late spring and early summer months in the state, although much of the state receives less than 10 inches of rainfall annually, although some mountains in Wyoming can sometimes receive over 200 inches of snow annually.
KLP offers a full line of UL Listed Lightning Protection System Materials that meet or exceed the criteria set forth by UL96A, NFPA 780 and LPI-175. Give us a call today at 800-370-5886 to see how we can assist you in the design, installation, maintenance and inspection of your system.
March 23, 2015: Lightning started a grass fire in Laramie County, Wyoming that burned about 4,000 acres due to winds gusts of 40 MPH.