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Lightning


For more information see the online NOAA Lightning Safety Page

Lightning Procedures:

  • Stop Game/Practice. 
  • Stay away from metal fencing (including dugouts) !! 
  • Do not hold a metal bat.

Walk, don't run to car and wait for a decision on whether or not to continue the game or practice.
Lightning Instructions

Lightning: What You Need to Know 
• NO PLACE outside is safe when thunderstorms are in the area!! 
• If you hear thunder, lightning is close enough to strike you. 
• When you hear thunder, immediately move to safe shelter. 
• Safe shelter is a substantial building or inside an enclosed, metal-topped 
vehicle. 
• Stay in safe shelter at least 30 minutes after you hear the last clap of 
thunder. Lightning instructions

Lightning: What You Need to Know 
• NO PLACE outside is safe when thunderstorms are in the area!! 
• If you hear thunder, lightning is close enough to strike you. 
• When you hear thunder, immediately move to safe shelter. 
• Safe shelter is a substantial building or inside an enclosed, metal-topped 
vehicle. 
• Stay in safe shelter at least 30 minutes after you hear the last clap of 
thunder.