Can lightning strike through a window?

Storm lightning is so fast that even if it were to hit a window, the window would shatter from the heat and speed. Also glass is not a conductor so being struck by lightning through the window would take the glass being shattered first and then you could be struck by lightning but this would require two strikes.

Consequently, can you get struck by lightning while taking a shower?

Is it Dangerous to Shower During a Thunderstorm? Throughout your life, you have a 1 in 600,000 chance of being struck by lightning, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). The NWS says it is indeed possible to be struck while showering because lightning can travel through your pipes.

Can you shower when it is lightning?

The Claim: Never Bathe or Shower in a Thunderstorm. THE FACTS It has the ring of an urban legend and seems too bizarre to be true. But the claim that taking a shower during a lightning storm can electrocute you is no old wives' tale, experts say.

How likely is it to get struck by lightning in the shower?

Is it Dangerous to Shower During a Thunderstorm? Throughout your life, you have a 1 in 600,000 chance of being struck by lightning, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). As you'd expect, the overwhelming majority of those struck are hit while outside. However, it is possible to be struck while inside.

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