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GOES-West PACUS - Geostationary Lightning Mapper

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0145 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0145 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0146 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0146 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0147 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0147 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0148 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0148 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0149 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0149 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0150 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0150 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0151 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0151 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0152 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0152 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0153 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0153 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0154 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0154 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0155 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0155 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0156 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Geostationary Lightning Mapper - 06 Aug 2020 - 0156 UTC
legend for GOES-West Global Lightning Mapper Flash Extent Density - flashes per five minutes
 

About Geostationary Lightning Mapper

GLM Extent Density of Lightning is the number of lightning flashes that occur within a grid cell over a given period of time, and was the first GLM product routinely available to NWS forecasters. Many years of research and operational lightning mapping array demonstrations have shown FED to be the preferred total lightning product. FED best portrays, in a single product, the quantity of GLM flashes (storm trending applications) and extent of GLM events (depicting lightning areal coverage). Additional gridded GLM products are under evaluation for future deployment.

When using GeoColor imagery, please credit CIRA/NOAA.

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

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