The weather is definitely turning summer like in a hurry. To help Missourians get ready for summer weather, the National Weather Service, the State Emergency Management Agency and the Department of Health and Senior Services are sponsoring:
Missouri Summer Weather Safety Week: June 19 - 25, 2016
The hazards highlighted during this safety week are extreme heat and lightning. In 2015, 17 people in Missouri died from extreme heat and there were 2 lightning deaths.
Here is a link to a web page that has a lot of heat and lightning safety information. The information is free to use.