You Asked 4 It: Why do we avoid windows, showers during a thunderstorm?

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — KOB 4’s Eddie Garcia received a new question for the You Asked 4 It series:

Kelly asked, "When I was young, we were told to stay away from windows and to get out of the showers (during a thunderstorm), why is that if we’re in our homes?"

Click the video above to see Eddie’s answer

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