Lightning Protection: of Texas
Lightning has caused 184 injuries and almost $23,000,000 (est.) in damage. Thunderstorms in Texas are a common especially in the eastern and northern portions of the state. The Lone Star State takes the cake on the Total Lightning Counts per State in 2019’s poll, peaking at #1 with 47,397,975 cloud-to-ground strikes in the state.
Compared to hurricanes and winter storms, thunder storms are relatively small in Texas: the average thunderstorm is 15 miles in diameter and lasts about 30 minutes.
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.
The Guinness Book of World Records lists Roy Sullivan of Virginia as the human being struck by lightning the most times: seven.