Don’t worry… Jack is fine but he sure got the attention of a few hundred thousand viewers on KUSA-TV when he joined me for a science segment on lightning safety . Barbie took the majority of the torture as 400,000 volts of static electricity turned out to be a hair-raising experience. See the video
Your chances of being struck by lightning in the United States are 1 in 600,000. But your chances of being struck in Colorado are higher simply due to the state being ranked number 11 for lightning deaths in the United States. During the summer months, lightning is the number one life threatening weather hazard.