Lightning Resources

NJSIAA wants to ensure its member schools have established Lightning Policies and Procedures in place for all interscholastic athletic events.  It is important that member schools keep their policies and procedures current and are reviewed by administrators and coaches prior to the start of each season. 

Here are the current NJSIAA guidelines on Lightning and Thunder procedures:

There are many other resources available to school administrators, coaches, parents and student-athletes, such as these from the NFHS and the NFHS Sports Medicine Advisory Committee (SMAC):

Additional resources from the National Weather Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Athletic Trainers’ Association (NATA) and the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI) can also be found below: