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GOES-East Mesoscale view - Geostationary Lightning Mapper at 46°N - 101°W - Sioux County, ND

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1330 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1330 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1331 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1331 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1332 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1332 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1333 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1333 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1334 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1334 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1335 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1335 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1336 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1336 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1337 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1337 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1338 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1338 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1339 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1339 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1340 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1340 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1341 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1341 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1342 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1342 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1343 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1343 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1344 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1344 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1345 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1345 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1346 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1346 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1347 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1347 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1348 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1348 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1349 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1349 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1350 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1350 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1351 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1351 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1352 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1352 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1353 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1353 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1354 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1354 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1355 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1355 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1356 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1356 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1357 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1357 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1358 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1358 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1359 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 24 Jun 2024 - 1359 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)