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GOES-East Full Disk - GLM FED

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GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1615 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1615 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1616 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1616 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1617 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1617 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1618 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1618 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1619 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1619 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1620 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1620 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1621 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1621 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1622 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1622 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1623 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1623 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1624 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1624 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1625 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1625 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1626 UTC
GLM FED - Lightning flash extent density over ABI GeoColor - 06 Dec 2019 - 1626 UTC
legend for GOES-East Global Lightning Mapper Flash Extent Density - strikes per minute
 

About GLM FED

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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