This week is Lightning Safety Awareness and the Hudson Valley has always had some impressive storms.  Ironically a local man was struck by a bolt this past weekend.

This is not the first time this has happened to a valley resident.  With the hills, trees and open space around here, it can be very dangerous during storms.  This guy got struck last year:

 

 

This is probably a good time for a refresher course on lightning safety.  Thankful the two guys mentioned in this blog are ok.  You be safe out there.