How dangerous is lightning? Severe weather questions answered

Lightning strikes the United States about 25 million times a year at 100 times a second. According to the CDC, lightning claims the lives of 28 people nationally each year. The National Weather Service ranks Michigan at number 11 in the country for lightning deaths.

Hail 2023

It's the severe weather hazard no one wants to see develop. Hail is responsible for billions of dollars worth of property damage each year. In this Weather or Not, Meteorologist Lori Pinson tells us how hail is formed.

What makes a thunderstorm severe

This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week. It's a time to prepare for the potentially deadly hazards that could form during severe weather. In this Weather or Not, we examine thunderstorms and what classifies them as severe. Meteorologist Lori Pinson breaks it down for us.