Lightning Rod Protection in the State of Arizona
Being the last of the lower 48 admitted to the Union, Arizona ranked 21st in lightning related deaths from 2001-2010. Statewide, the annual rainfall is about 12.7″ and with the hot moisture brings thunderstorms and lightning strikes. These storms can be severe and bring flash flooding in Arizona.
Arizona averages 638,590 cloud to ground lightning strikes annually with about 6 deaths each decade due to lightning strikes. The best way to protect your home, office, barn or other structure is to install a lightning protection system.
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.
June 6, 2015: Lightning was blamed for the Horse Tank wild fire near Strawberry, Arizona along with several other fires.