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Information to be mindful of when chasing or watching storms

Postby Fu Manchu » Tue May 25, 2010 1:05 am

Storms are very dangerous, to most of you that goes without saying. Please review some these well written articles and keep in mind that in the end no where is absolutely safe in or near a storm.

Storm Chasing and photography is done at your risk.

From our friends at The Brisbane Storm Chasers, written by Anthony Cornelius
http://www.bsch.au.com/storm_chasing/index.shtml

Lightning Safety guidelines from Global Positioning and Tracking Systems
http://www.gpats.com.au/lightning_safety.html

This is put together by Mike Fewings who is a WAWG founding member. This information can be found at http://strikeone.com.au/index.htm
http://strikeone.com.au/avoid/avoid.htm

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Re: Information to be mindful of when chasing or watching st

Postby Vinny » Wed Jun 02, 2010 11:02 pm

Great sites :D
Yeppoon Annual Average Rainfall is (BOM) = 982.5mm
2012 Yeppoon 976.8mm
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Re: Information to be mindful of when chasing or watching storms

Postby Fu Manchu » Mon Nov 01, 2010 10:38 pm

I guess this shows some degree of relevance to the subject :)
Top Gear testing a lightning strike on a vehicle with Hammond in it. I guess it confirms most of what Mike F wrote in the link above :)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ve6XGKZxYxA

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