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GOES-West Mesoscale view - Geostationary Lightning Mapper at 39°N - 119°W - Lyon County, NV

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Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0320 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0320 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0321 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0321 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0322 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0322 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0323 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0323 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0324 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0324 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0325 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0325 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0326 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0326 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0327 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0327 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0328 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0328 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0329 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0329 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0330 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0330 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0331 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0331 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0332 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0332 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0333 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0333 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0334 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0334 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0335 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0335 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0336 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0336 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0337 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0337 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0338 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0338 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0339 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0339 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0340 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0340 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0341 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0341 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0342 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0342 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0343 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0343 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0344 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0344 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0345 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0345 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0346 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0346 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0347 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0347 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0348 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0348 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0349 UTC
Geostationary Lightning Mapper - Lightning flash extent density over IR Band 13 - 07 Oct 2022 - 0349 UTC
legend for Global Lightning Mapper Flash Extent Density - flashes per five minutes
 

About Geostationary Lightning Mapper

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)