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GOES-East CONUS - Geostationary Lightning Mapper

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1346 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1346 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1351 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1351 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1356 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1356 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1401 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1401 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1406 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1406 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1411 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1411 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1416 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1416 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1421 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1421 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1426 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1426 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1431 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1431 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1436 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1436 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1441 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1441 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1446 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1446 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1451 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1451 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1456 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1456 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1501 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1501 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1506 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1506 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1511 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1511 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1516 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1516 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1521 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1521 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1526 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1526 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1531 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1531 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1536 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1536 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1541 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over GeoColor - 07 Feb 2023 - 1541 UTC
legend for Global Lightning Mapper Flash Extent Density - flashes per five minutes

GLM Extent Density of Lightning is the number of lightning flashes that occur within a grid cell over a given period of time. FED was the first GLM product routinely available to weather service forecasters. The FED product is the best single metric to convey both the quantity and extent of lightning activity. It is useful for both storm trending applications and to depict geographic coverage.

In this visualization, GLM is superimposed on a GeoColor background image.

GLM data is produced between 54°N and 54°S.

• For more details, see the Geostationary Lightning Mapper Quick Guide, (PDF, 1.98 MB)