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Can you have a thunderstorm in fog?
Fog usually accompanies rain in the central and eastern portion of the U.S., and similarly in the coastal Pacific Northwest. However, if the surface air is very dry, as it often is in desert areas and in much of the West, rain, especially thunderstorm rain, will frequently not be accompanied by fog.
Can fog carry electricity?
The droplets will conduct electricity, but the air acts as a very good insulator. What the fog is is a nonlinear electrical resistance, where at low voltage the fog appears to be an insulator, but at high voltage the fog will conduct, albeit with a very high resistivity.
What will protect you from lightning?
Safety precautions indoors Avoid contact with water during a thunderstorm. Do NOT bathe, shower, wash dishes, or have any other contact with water during a thunderstorm. Lightning can travel through plumbing. Avoid using electronic equipment of all types.
Can you get struck by lightning while using your phone?
The short answer is no, you will not get struck by lightning when you’re using your mobile. If you ask someone to explain how lightning can strike someone who is using a mobile phone the answer would be it just happens, most will not be able to give a rational explanation.
Does fog follow rain?
Rain falling to the ground is simply farther along in the condensation process than fog. Rain falls from clouds, and fog is a cloud. Rain can pass through fog, possibly changing the temperature enough to impact the presence of fog, but likely just moving harmlessly through to the ground.
Does fog always burn off?
Fog often dissipates with daylight. This is sometimes referred to as the fog “burning off” but that analogy is not correct. When the sun rises, the air and ground warm up. This leads to the air temperature being warmer than the dew point temperature, which causes the fog droplets to evaporate.
Can steam be electrified?
No. Covalent molecules an a gaseous state no free moving CHARGED particles. Oh and if it was steam then it’s a bloody hot shower. You mean condensation suspended in air.
Can lightning strike you inside your house?
Lightning is a very dangerous force that, yes, can even reach you indoors if you’re in contact with the telephone or plumbing. Lightning has the ability to strike a house or near a house and impart an electrical charge to the metal pipes used for plumbing.
What are the benefits of using fog lights?
Fog lights can also offer better visibility under heavy rainfall. High and low beams may produce glare when used in heavy rainfall, which is why you need fog lamps to help you see the road in front of you. Fog lights provide better visibility when driving in heavy rainfall.
Why do you need fog lights when driving in the rain?
High and low beams may produce glare when used in heavy rainfall, which is why you need fog lamps to help you see the road in front of you. Fog lights provide better visibility when driving in heavy rainfall.
Can you use fog lights without the presence of fog?
Technically, you can use your fog lights even without the presence of fog if the conditions you’re driving in entail a similar low-visibility setting. This may be the case if you’re driving in very heavy rain, for instance, or through a dust storm.
How high off the ground should fog lights be?
Fog normally starts about two feet off the ground, so the light from your fog lamps should be angled to hit that area—this is necessary to prevent the light from reflecting off of the fog. Again, these lights are regarded as auxiliary lamps or extra lighting that you may or may not want to purchase, which is why not all cars have fog lights.