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GOES-East Mesoscale view - Geostationary Lightning Mapper at 33°N - 79°W - Near Georgetown County, SC

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1103 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1103 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1104 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1104 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1105 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1105 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1106 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1106 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1107 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1107 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1108 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1108 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1109 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1109 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1110 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1110 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1111 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1111 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1112 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1112 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1113 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1113 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1114 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1114 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1115 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1115 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1116 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1116 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1117 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1117 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1118 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1118 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1119 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1119 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1120 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1120 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1121 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1121 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1122 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1122 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1123 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1123 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1124 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1124 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1125 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1125 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1126 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1126 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1127 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1127 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1128 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1128 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1129 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1129 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1130 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1130 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1131 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1131 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1132 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 04 Apr 2024 - 1132 UTC
legend for Global Lightning Mapper Flash Extent Density - flashes per five minutes

GLM Flash Extent Density over Band 13 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 the FED13 visualization, GLM is superimposed on infrared Band 13 rendered in gray scale.

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

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