Advancing lightning safe communities as a Weather Ready Nation (WRN) ambassador

March 2018 marks the fourth anniversary of the NOAA Weather-Ready Nation (WRN) Ambassador initiative launch and its effort to recognize community partners working to improving the nation’s “readiness, responsiveness and overall resilience against extreme weather, water and climate… Read More

Loehr Wins High Honors at National Federation of Press Women Conference

ANCHORAGE, Alaska – September 14, 2015 — Kimberly Loehr, communications director for the Lightning Protection Institute (LPI), was awarded five journalism awards in the 2015 National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) Communications Contest.  Loehr was also named runner-up… Read More

The “Inconvenient” Truth about Lightning Safety.

July 13, 2015 — At this writing, 17 people have died from lightning strikes in the United States this year. The National Weather Service (NWS) has stressed that all of these deaths were “avoidable” with most victims being just… Read More

Lightning Safety Awareness Week 2015: “Building Lightning Safe Communities” to protect people, property & places!

Lightning Protection Institute to Kickoff 15th Annual Lightning Safety Awareness Week Building Lightning Safe Communities initiative brings fun and educational events to NH NORTH CONWAY, N.H., June 10, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Lightning Protection Institute (LPI), is partnering with… Read More