Want a reminder of the danger of power lines?

June 17, 2010 9:12:25 AM PDT
We received a visual reminder of the danger of power lines Thursday morning. Centerpoint Energy used a hot dog to demonstrate what can happen to your finger if you come in contact with an active power line. The average hot dog apparently contains the same amount of water as the human finger.

This morning's demonstration was held in advance of a hurricane preparedness workshop this weekend.

That hurricane workshop in this Saturday at 10am at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Experts from the National Weather Service will also be on hand.