Lightning Protection: Tennessee
Farm land in the west and the Great Smokey Mountains in the east, totaling to 42,143 square miles, Tennessee is the 36th largest state in the Union. The birth place of country music gets, on average, 50 inches of rain a year.
Tennessee averages 4,564,958 cloud to ground lightning strikes which averages to 105.4 strikes per mile! Remember when you hear thunder, seek shelter in a substantial building, preferably a building with lightning rods installed.
KLP, Kuefler Lightning Protection, is a distributor of lightning protection systems and grounding equipment, offering a full line of UL Listed Lightning Protection System Materials that meet the lightning protection standards of UL96A, NFPA-780 and LPI-175, etc. We offer Direct Sales. 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.
A lot of people think that lightning never strikes the same place twice but Lightning often strikes the same place repeatedly, especially if it’s a tall, pointy, isolated object. The Empire State Building is hit about 25 times a year.