author = "Pinto Junior, Osmar and Saraiva, Antonio Carlos Varela and Zepka, 
          affiliation = "{Instituto Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE)} and {Instituto 
                         Nacional de Pesquisas Espaciais (INPE)}",
                title = "A New Tool to Avoid Lightning Tragedies Like In Praia Grande in 
                         December 2014",
                 year = "2015",
         organization = "International Symposium on Lightning Protection, 13. (SPIDA)",
             abstract = "In 29 December 2014 four people were killed by lightning in Praia 
                         Grande beach, state of S{\~a}o Paulo, in the Southeast region of 
                         Brazil. This was the second largest number of fatalities due to a 
                         single lightning in the Brazilian history. In less than 30 
                         minutes, 16 cloud-to-ground flashes occur in a distance less than 
                         5 km from the location of the fatality, detected by the Brazilian 
                         Lightning Detection Network (BrasilDAT), in association with a 
                         thunderstorm related to a cold front. The article describes a new 
                         computational tool to predict the occurrence of this kind of 
                         thunderstorm, giving a forecast with great anticipation and large 
                         precision that can be used to provide prior alert for the 
  conference-location = "Balne{\'a}rio Cambori{\'u}",
      conference-year = "28 Sept. - 02 Oct.",
        urlaccessdate = "05 dez. 2020"