Lightning is truly and awesome display and a wonder to behold! But, like most of nature’s elements, it has both beneficial and hazardous aspects. While water can quench or drown, fire can heat or scorch, wind can generate or demolish, lightning—although beautiful to watch—can turn deadly in an instant. As an avid outdoorsman spending considerable time in water and wilderness settings, I have had to exercise good judgment in discerning weather conditions, which has been not only important for successful outings, but life-saving as well. This article will explore tools to help staff members use their “best judgment” when assessing the threat of lightning in order to determine “Should I stay or should I go?”
Read the entire article by visiting Camp Business Magazine’s May/June 2016 edition at http://campbusiness.com/.